Meritorious Service Medal Groups from the Collection of Ian McInnes

Date of Auction: 20th September 2002

Sold for £2,600

Estimate: £600 - £800

Four: Flight Sergeant A. R. Denyer, Royal Air Force

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Cyprus (4125457 Cpl., R.A.F.); General Service 1962, 2 clasps, Radfan, South Arabia (4125457 Cpl., R.A.F.); Royal Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, E.II.R. (F. Sgt. (L4125457), R.A.F.); Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., with Second Award Bar (L 4125457 Cpl., R.A.F.) some contact wear, generally good very fine, a rare and attractive modern long service group (4) £600-800


See Colour Plate IX

Augustus Roy Denyer was born in Islington, London in June 1929 and served as a Sapper, R.E. between 1947-49, prior to enlisting in the Royal Air Force in March 1953. He subsequently served in the R.A.F. Regiment between 1953-60, and in the R.A.F. Police between 1960-84, being awarded his G.S.M. for Cyprus in November 1958, and the G.S.M. for Radfan and South Arabia in the1960s. His L.S. & G.C. Medal was awarded in 1969, a Bar to it in 1984, and his M.S.M. in 1978; see Ian McInnes’ The M.S.M. to Aerial Forces for further details reagarding the re-introduction of the Royal Air Force M.S.M. in 1977.