A Good WW2, Arabian Peninsula and South Arabia group to the Royal Air Force.
Defence medal; 1939-45 Wa medal; General Service medal (1918-62), clasp Arabian Peninsula, 1401049 Cpl R. H. Smith R.A.F.; General Service medal 1962-2007, clasp South Arabia, R1401049 Sgt. R.H. Smith R.A.F.; R.A.F.Long Service and Good Conduct, 1401049 Cpl R.H. Smith R.A.F. (Group court mounted for display)
With Certificate of service (Blue book), letter from the Central Flying School on his retirement, R.A.F staybrite cap badge and Adens veterans lapel badge..
Raymond Harold Smith was born on the 27th April 1922 and enlisted on the 15th March 1941 into the Royal Air Force.
He served as an Aircraft Fitter (Airframe)
He takes various courses, include on the Sycamore and Whirlwind helicopters. in 1956 and 1958.
He is recorded as having special experience on Meteor, Havard Oxford, Jet Provost and Gnat Aircraft, Whirlwind and Sycamore helicopters, and trained in Dye crack detection methods.
His medals are confirmed in his blue book.
His conduct is described as “Exemplary”
He retired on the 28th April 1969