A Collection of Awards to the R.F.C. and R.A.F. formed by Wing Commander Bill Traynor

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Date of Auction: 21st September 2007

Sold for £820

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

A post-war M.B.E. group of seven awarded to Warrant Officer A. Greenhow, Royal Air Force, a veteran of the Southern Desert, Iraq operations of 1928

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge; General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, Southern Desert, Iraq, Malaya (357334 L.A.C., R.A.F.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue ((357334) W./O., R.A.F.), the second with contact marks and polished, nearly very fine and rare, the remainder very fine or better (7) £800-1000

Footnote

M.B.E. London Gazette 10 June 1954.

Arthur Greenhow, who was appointed a Warrant Officer in June 1940, was mentioned in despatches in the London Gazette of 2 June 1943. He retired in the late 1950s.