Medals relating to the Malaya and Korea Campaigns from the Philip Burman Collection
Date of Auction: 9th May 2018
Sold for £400
Estimate: £300 - £400
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type, silver; 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, 1 clasp, France and Germany; Africa Star, 1 clasp, North Africa 1942-43; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (Flt. Lt. T. Linthwaite. R.A.F.) mounted as originally worn, generally very fine (7)
FootnoteM.B.E. London Gazette 1 July 1958:
‘In recognition of distinguished service in Malaya.’
Terence Linthwaite served in the Royal Air Force during the Second War, and advanced from Pilot Officer to Flying Officer in the Technical Branch in October 1944. He was promoted Flight Lieutenant, 20 October 1947, and to Squadron Leader 1 January 1962.