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WW2 hero’s medals to go under the hammer

An important group of WW2 RAF medals and associated log books, various documents, uniforms and photographs are to be auctioned at Chilcotts in Honiton.

The medals, a Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar and Air Force Cross group of eight were awarded to Peter Reginald Casement who flew with both Bomber Command and Coastal Command. The medal group includes a ‘Mentioned in Dispatches’ oak-leaf and campaign clasps for France and Germany, Malaya and Palestine 1946-48 along with the set of miniatures and three original medal boxes.

Sue Cade



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