Second World War Home Service pair and supporting documentation and awards to Corporal N.G. Baxter, Royal Army Service Corps, who came from Bellingham, Kent, and was originally from 1943 a Cadet with the Air Training Corps, gaining flying experien...

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Second World War Home Service pair and supporting documentation and awards to Corporal N.G. Baxter, Royal Army Service Corps, who came from Bellingham, Kent, and was originally from 1943 a Cadet with the Air Training Corps, gaining flying experience with No.1229 Squadron in both Dominie and Proctor aircraft out of Biggin Hill. Baxter then joined as an Aircraftman 2nd Class the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve in February 1944, but was discharged on enlistment into the British Army in August 1944, and saw service with the Royal Army Service Corps.

Defence Medal and War Medal 1939-1945, mounted swing style as worn.

Condition: Good Very Fine.

Together with the following:

British Army Single Dog tag stamped: ‘14829323 BAXTER NG CE’.

Air Training Corps Cadet’s Gliding and Flying Log, issued in the name of Norman G. Baxter, Cadet (No.300) with 1229 Squadron. Dates from 1943 to 1944.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Certificate of Discharge from Deferred Service, issued in the name of Norman George Baxter, Aircraftman 2nd Class (No.3003235), covering the period from 7th February 1944 to his discharge on 28th August 1944.

Soldier’s Service and Pay Book, issued in the name of Norman George Baxter (No.T-14829323), dated 2nd September 1944.

Soldier’s Release Book Class “A”, issued in the name of Norman Baxter (No.T-14829323), dated 13th December 1947.

Certificate of Transfer to the Army Reserve, issued in the name of Norman George Baxter, dated 22nd December 1947.

British Army Record of Service Card, issued ion the name of Corporal N.G. Baxter, dated 22nd December 1947.

Royal Army Service Corps Association Membership Card, issued to Baxter, dated 22nd December 1947.

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents 5 Years Drivers Award with top for 1948, and additional annual safe driving bars for 1949, 1951, 1952, 1953 and 1954.

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents 5 Years Drivers Award with top for 1955, and additional annual safe driving bars for 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959 and 1961.

National Association Of Teachers of Dancing Ballroom Dancing Medal, bronze and enamels, reverse engraved: ’N. Baxter 16.4.50’.

Norman George Baxter was born on 11th June 1926, and was living in Bellingham, Kent, when he underwent elementary flying training as a Cadet (No.300) with the Air Training Corps, and serving with No.1229 Squadron, and gaining flying experience in both Dominie and Proctor aircraft out of Biggin Hill. Baxter then joined the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve as an Aircraftman 2nd Class (No.3003235) on 7th February 1944, but was discharged ‘services no longer required’ on enlistment into the Army.

Baxter then enlisted as a Private (No.T-14829323) into the General Service Corps on 29th August 1944, and then transferred to the Army Service Corps on 12th October 1944. He was ultimately promoted to Corporal before being discharged on 22nd December 1947.