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Old 10-05-21, 08:05 AM
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Default RAF jacket - Ribbon

Hello All,

I have inherited this jacket, and would like to know the meaning of the ribbon? .. hope someone can help me.

I would also like to know the age and model of the jacket and if there are collectors for this - and perhaps what value it represents.

I will at a later point get more information of the owner / pilot.

Thanks.
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Old 10-05-21, 11:29 AM
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Hi mpeg69, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts.
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Old 10-05-21, 11:49 AM
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Your ribbons are
1914/15 Star (WW1)
British War Medal (WW1)
Victory Medal (WW1)
France and Germany Star (WW2)
Defence Medal (WW2)

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Old 10-05-21, 11:56 AM
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Cuff Rank insignia is for Flight Lieutenant.
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Old 10-05-21, 11:57 AM
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If you can show any Tailors label or naming detail it would help identifying the original owner.

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Old 10-05-21, 04:35 PM
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The rank may be for a Squadron Leader with the middle braid removed. The two stripes seem a bit far apart to me. Maybe try looking closely to see if there is evidence of an extra braid having beej sewn there.
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Old 11-05-21, 06:16 PM
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The rank may be for a Squadron Leader with the middle braid removed. The two stripes seem a bit far apart to me. Maybe try looking closely to see if there is evidence of an extra braid having beej sewn there.
Cheers,
Alex
Lots of potential scenarios.

1. sweating on his "scraper" but had to buy jacket before Gazetting, and then never promoted substantively.

2, SqnLdr braid removed for theatrical purpose

3. WgCdr braid ditto.

4, Self-tailored in theatre of war, in candlelight.
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