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WWII Royal Artillery Group. BEF 1940, 23rd Anti Aircraft Battery. Charles Mowbray. Salisbury, Wiltshire. Inspector at Vickers Armstrong

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An interesting group of medals and ephemera .

1939 star , Defence and War Medals unnamed as issued and mounted for wear .

Soldiers Service and Paybook named to 835019 bdr Mowbray c .

Charles Mowbray was born 7th October 1914 a motor driver by occupation.

He enlisted at Birmingham 2nd February 1934 .

He served at home 2nd feb 1934 until 19th September 1939 .

France with British expeditionary force from 20th September 1939 until 26th May 1940 .

Whist in France it seems he served briefly attached to Royal army Ordnance Corps in no 3 a f w from 30th Jan 40 until 15th February 1940 and then 26th Feb until 8th March 40 with 8th as regt , 23rdaa battery ra .

Then once evacuated from dunkirk he joined 61st field regt then 53rd then 4th .

It looks like he must have been discharged during late 1943 as there’s a Bromwich aeroplane factory letter regrading him for a pay rise .

Also a letter from ministry of labour showing he was an inspector at vickers Armstrong at Kidderminster at time he was living at 51 Chester Rd in Kidderminster.

Interesting bits to a regular soldier who became a factory inspector.

 

WWII Royal Artillery Group. BEF 1940, 23rd Anti Aircraft Battery. Charles Mowbray. Salisbury, Wiltshire. Inspector at Vickers Armstrong
£80.00

Availability: 1 in stock

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