A Great War Royal Air Force late Royal Naval Air Service Pair awarded to Sergeant William John Hallett

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A Great War Royal Air Force late Royal Naval Air Service Pair awarded to Sergeant William John Hallett comprising, 1914-1920 British War and Victory Medals, (211889 Sgt. W.J. Hallett. R.A.F.),…
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A Great War Royal Air Force late Royal Naval Air Service Pair awarded to Sergeant William John Hallett comprising, 1914-1920 British War and Victory Medals, (211889 Sgt. W.J. Hallett. R.A.F.), lightly toned very fine

Sold with a Burdett Coutts & Townshend School Attendance Medal (hallmarked silver) awarded to (William Hallett 1906-07)

William John Hallett was born on the 14th of September 1895 at St George’s Hannover Square London. He enlisted into the Royal Naval Air Service on the 15th of February 1916 having formerly worked as a clerk for the London County Council at Spring garden, S.W. His father [also William] was also employed by the L.C.C. and resided at 3, Bolton Street, Piccadilly.

Promotions
Air Mechanic II – 15th of February 1916
Acting Air Mechanic 1 (S) – 30th of April 1917
Leading Mechanic [S] – 1st of August 1917
Petty Officer Mechanic – 1st of November 1917
Transferred to RAF as Sgt Clerk – 1st of April 1918

Air Mechanic Hallett went to France on the 18th of March 1916 less than one-month after he enlisted. Returning to England he served at HMS President II, Crystal palace which served as a reception and initial training centre for RNAS Ratings. When the RAF was formed on the 1st of April 1918, Sgt. Hallett was based at Dunkirk HQ (RNAS). He was posted to 5 Group HQ on the 17th of May 1918 moving to Det Pay Section on the 10th of January 1919. Sgt Hallett was transferred to RAF “G” Reserve on the 20th of June 1919. His Medals were forwarded to him on the 27th of February 1922.

Sold with Copy Service papers

Specification

Medal Type

Military Medals

Medal Category

Campaign Groups and Pairs

Medal Monarch

George V

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