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#4343343 - 03/10/17 08:47 AM My most prized possesion  
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Hi chaps, thought I'd share this with you,

Probably my proudest and most prized possession. My late grandfather's Royal Flying Corps patches from the First World War. His two RFC insignia, his observer/radio operator badge and the ribbon from his civilian long service medal, he worked for many years for the old G.P.O telephones He served in Bristol B.E.2's as a radio operator/observer and was involved right at the end of the war in the very first infantile radio navigation experiments in Handley Page bombers. No surprise that I've always been interested in military aviation really



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#4343581 - 03/10/17 11:51 PM Re: My most prized possesion [Re: Aces High 2]  
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Treasure indeed ... there's always a story behind very badge and medal ... mostly lost in time.

Thanks for sharing. Esq.

#4370106 - 07/20/17 12:01 AM Re: My most prized possesion [Re: Aces High 2]  
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Wow what a great family heirloom. Thanks for sharing. thumbsup


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#4373875 - 08/11/17 02:54 PM Re: My most prized possesion [Re: Aces High 2]  
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Very awesome indeed!

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#4379947 - 09/17/17 04:54 AM Re: My most prized possesion [Re: Aces High 2]  
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I'm a little late to the party but that is awesome!

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