Raf Medal 2 Lieutenant Herbert Mackie Independent Force Wwi British War Medal
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Raf Medal 2 Lieutenant Herbert Mackie Independent Force Wwi British War Medal :
sale for WWI British War medal to 2nd Lieutenant Herbert Thomas Mackie, RAF and photocopied records.
1. WWI British War Medal correctly/named/engraved to 2.Lieut T. H. Mackie, RAF. Sterling Silver medal has normal toning with age. No ribbon present.
2. Photocopy of records indicates Mackie showing up on the roles of the RAF as a 2nd Lieutenant in September 1918. He served in the Stores Depot, Independent Force, Air Depot, BEF, and went on leave in February 1919. He transferred to the unemployment list in 1919. At various times during is career he was a "Tech Officer" and an "Admin Officer." The War Medal was his onlymedal.
The Independent Air Force (IAF), also known as the Independent Force or the Independent Bombing Force and later known as the Inter-Allied Independent Air Force, was a WWI strategic bombing force which was part of the RAF and was used to strike against German railways, aerodromes, and industrial centres without co-ordination with the Army or Navy. It's commander was Lord Trenchard. The unit flew DH-4's, DH-9's, Handley Page Bombers, FE b2's, and Sopwith Camels for escort duties.
Please use photos as a guide in making a purchase decision. Sold as is. Normal wear and tear associated with age. No refunds. Free shipping. Thanks for looking.