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SIX. 786159 W.O.2. F.J. Tadman, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (with original documents and group photograph).

SIX. 786159 W.O.2. F.J. Tadman, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (with original documents and group photograph).
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1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star; Defence & War Medals; L.S.G.C. (G.VI.R. 2nd type) (W.O.2., R.E.M.E.). One letter of naming officially corrected on latter. Mtd as worn.

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1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star; Defence & War Medals; L.S.G.C. (G.VI.R. 2nd type) (W.O.2., R.E.M.E.). One letter of naming officially corrected on latter. Mtd as worn. With a registered envelope addressed to him at the W.O.s Quarters, Dover, Kent, containing his Certificate of Service giving full details. Frederick John Tadman was born on 18/10/13 and enlisted in the R.A. on 3/9/28; he was 5'3" tall with a fresh complexion, grey eyes and dark hair. He was discharged at Lydd, Kent, on 12/9/52, conduct "exemplary", and he had been a Instructor at the Military College of Science. He was discharged as a W.O.2. afters 24 years and 325 days service. He served with the R.A. 1928-43 and with the R.E.M.E. 1943-52. He was in the Middle East and Italy from 23/2/39 to 18/3/44 and in Gibraltar from 3/9/48 to 28/8/51. He had a 1st class Certificate of Education and served throughout as an armourer and artificer; his corresponding civil trades included gunsmith, precision fitter and mechanical engineer. The Certificate confirms the medals. With his original 1st class Certificate of Education (S./Sgt. R.E.M.E. 20/3/46) and his large (damaged) certificate from the Military College of Science (29/3/34). With a large framed group photograph of the Army v. Wales boxing teams, Cardiff 1932, the frame engraved "Presented To F.J. Tadman"; and a book - "Army Sports Records 1880-1939" - in which the recipient is shown as a fly weight and with several notes in pen by him. He died at Southend, Essex, in October 1995.
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Condition Good VF
Item Code 1817

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