A North West Europe and subsequent post war Cyprus Officer’s group of 5 medals awarded Captain A.K. Homersham, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers.

£225.00
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SKU: RC1058
Condition: Loose-mounted for wear (5) Good very fine
Description:

A North West Europe and subsequent post war Cyprus Officer’s group of 5 medals awarded Captain A.K. Homersham, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers.

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 39-45, General Service Medal 1918-62, Eliz II, clasp Cyprus named to Captain A.K. Homersham, Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers.

Appointed Lieutenant London Gazette 17th August 1943, 2nd Lieutenant in the London Gazette of 4th May 1951 with seniority from 14th May 1948, Captain in the London Gazette of 22nd January 1954 effective of 12th November 1953. Transferred from the Royal Army Service Corps to the Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers on 15th March 1955 retaining the rank of Captain, and then to the Regular Army Reservice of Officers from 2nd March 1958 retaining the rank of Captain, Relinquished his commission on 7th February 1959.

Arthur’s younger brother Geoffrey John Homersham was killed in action on 30th July 1943 whilst serving with 97th Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, he is buried In Becklingen War Cemetery. 30th July 1943 saw the last successful raid in a series on Hamburg that had lasted a week and included the infamous firestorm.

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