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FIVE. Major E.W. Lines, Royal Army Pay Corps (served for 46 years, Private to Major, entitled to M.B.E.)

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FIVE. Major E.W. Lines, Royal Army Pay Corps (served for 46 years, Private to Major, entitled to M.B.E.)
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Defence & War Medals; Jubilee 1935 (unnamed); Coronation 1937 (unnamed); L.S.G.C. (G.V.R. 1st type) (7657261 S./Sgt., R.A.P.C.). Latter three mtd as worn and with relating miniatures.

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Defence & War Medals; Jubilee 1935 (unnamed); Coronation 1937 (unnamed); L.S.G.C. (G.V.R. 1st type) (7657261 S./Sgt., R.A.P.C.). Latter three mtd as worn and with relating miniatures. See above for his entry in the Army List 1947; he served continuously for over 46 years before retiring as a Major on 17/11/48. With a photocopy of the London Gazette 1/1/46 confirming entitlement to the M.B.E. (Military) - Major (Temporary) Ernest Walter Lines, Royal Army Pay Corps. With a photocopy of the London Gazette 13/9/32 confirming his commission into the R.A.P.C. - previously Staff Sgt-Major. With copies of the rolls confirming the Jubilee and Coronation Medals as Lieut. R.A.P.C.

He was born at Cambridge in 1884 and the Census of 1901 showed him as a Post Office clerk living at 111 Cavendish Road, Cambridge. He later lived at 1 Glenfalls Avenue, Patcham, Brighton, and died in Brighton on 13/8/66 leaving £5,880 in his will. His son Eric Francis was killed in action on 1/12/39 whilst a Pilot Officer with No. 9 Sqdn. R.A.F. - believed shot down over Wilhelmshaven. Further details and a photograph of P./O. Lines are online.
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Condition Good VF
Item Code 1752

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