Royal Air Force Halton Barrington Kennett Medal, awarded to Aircraft Apprentice L.A.D. Hill, who underwent his training at R.A.F. Halton becoming a Halton Apprentice in January 1932, and received the Royal Air Force Halton Barrington Kennett Medal for his sporting prowess whilst in training at Halton. He passed out as a Fitter II in December 1934, and later saaw servicfe with 57 Bomber Squadron, being present as ground crew during the operations on the North West Frontier of India during the operations in Waziristan during 1937 to 1939. He went on to serve during the Second World War.
Royal Air Force Halton Barrington Kennett Medal, silver hallmarks for London with date letter ‘r’ for 1932, reverse engraved: ‘A/A. HILL. L.A.’
Condition: Good Very Fine.
Awarded to Aircraft Apprentice L.A..D. Hill, who originally enlisted in January 1932 as a 25th Entry Halton Apprentice, and pass out as a Fitter II in December 1934 being ranked as an Aircraftsman 1st Class (No.566002). Posted to No.57 Bomber Squadron at Upper Heyford, he later served as a Sergeant on the North West Frontier of India during the operations in Waziristan during 1937 to 1939, and having been awarded the India General Service Medal 1936-1939 with clasp North West Frontier 1937-39, he went on to see service through the Second World War as ground crew. Hill was awarded the Royal Air Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 15th January 1950.