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RAF Assyrian Levies Medal

£1,195.00

Royal Air Force Levies Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, GVI, bar Royal Air Force Levies, Iraq, 816 Pte Yoseph Zomaia

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Royal Air Force Levies Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, GVI, bar Royal Air Force Levies, Iraq, 816 Pte Yoseph Zomaia, clasp a little bent from wear over the years, a very rare example.

Only 309 medals with his bar were awarded, 7 being returned to members of the RAF Assyrian Levies.
The award was first institued in 1949 and ceased in 1955, the recipients being nearly all veterans of WW2, mostly of Assyrian or Kurd descent.

Provenance, Ex DNW Lot 359, 21st September 2001