The Roy Bartlett Collection of Awards to the R.N.A.S., R.F.C. and R.A.F.

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Date of Auction: 7th March 2007

Sold for £110

Estimate: £60 - £80

Three: Corporal G. W. Jeffery, Royal Air Force, late Royal Naval Air Service

British War Medal 1914-20 (F. 10431 L.M., R.N.A.S.); another similar (210432 Cpl., R.A.F.); Victory Medal 1914-19 (210431 Cpl., R.A.F.), an unusual “double issue” of the first, good very fine or better (3) £60-80


George William Jeffery was born in Hoxton, Middlesex in October 1892 and enlisted in the Royal Naval Air Service in January 1916. Appointed a Leading Mechanic, he was employed as a fitter at the R.N.A.S. Station, Dover until being re-mustered in the newly established Royal Air Force as a Corporal (Mechanic) in April 1918, with whom he served out in France at No. 4 Aircraft Supply Depot from July of the same year until March 1919.