Info on Medal
Posted 21 October 2008 - 11:22 AM
the 1st Artic Search and Rescue Squadron. This medal was in the
group. Could someone please give me some info on it, and a rough
value if there is any.
Posted 21 October 2008 - 01:14 PM
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Posted 21 October 2008 - 05:41 PM
I did find that they issued them in Gold and Silver variants. Not sure what the qualifications
were for one or the other.
I'm going to be selling the items soon. I know that his uniform was sold on Ebay not too long
ago. If the buyer is a member here, send me a PM.
The group consists of 8 different medical field manuals, a wartime studio shot of him wearing
the uniform, 20 letters home from his station with the 1st Artic Search and rescue squadron,
the medal, and his leather Captains ranks from his flight jacket.
His name was William Gannon. Captain Flight Surgeon.
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