​A rare Second World War, Malayan Emergency, Borneo and Air Efficiency Award and Royal Air Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal double long service group awarded to Sergeant I.H.F. Slater, Royal Air Force, late Auxiliary Air Force, who originally joined the City of London Squadron of the Auxiliary Air Force in October 1938 as ground crew, and went on to receive the Air Efficiency Award in September 1949, before being awarded the Royal Air Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.

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A rare Second World War, Malayan Emergency, Borneo and Air Efficiency Award and Royal Air Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal double long service group awarded to Sergeant I.H.F. Slater, Royal Air Force, late Auxiliary Air Force, who originally joined the City of London Squadron of the Auxiliary Air Force in October 1938 as ground crew, and went on to receive the Air Efficiency Award in September 1949, before being awarded the Royal Air Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.

Group of 6: Defence Medal; War Medal 1939-1945; General Service Medal 1918-1962, GVI 2nd type bust, 1 Clasp: Malaya; (800631 CPL I.H.F. SLATER. R.A.F.); Campaign Service Medal 1962, 1 Clasp: Borneo; (800631 SGT. I.H.F. SLATER. R.A.F.); Royal Air Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, EIIR Dei. Grat. Bust; (800631 SGT. I.H.F. SLATER. R.A.F.); Air Efficiency Award, GVI 1st type bust; (800631. L.A.C. I.H.F. SLATER. A.A.F.), mounted swing style as worn.

Condition: Good Very Fine.

Awarded to I.H.F. Slater, who originally joined as an Aircraftman 2nd Class (No.800631) with City of London Squadron of the Auxiliary Air Force in October 1938, and went on to serve as ground crew during the Second World War at home.

Slater was awarded the Air Efficiency Award on 15th September 1949 whilst a Leading Aircraftman, and he then went on to see regular service with the Royal Air Force. Present out in Malaya during the Malayan Emergency as a Corporal, he was subsequently promoted to Sergeant, and saw service out in Borneo during the Indonesian Confrontation which lasted from 24th December 1962 to 11th August 1966, being also awarded the Royal Air Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, which is rare when awarded alongside an Air Efficiency Award to the same recipient.


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