Commander of the British Empire (Military), mint condition, in case marked Garrard & Co. 1939 - 45 Star, Africa Star with clasp NORTH AFRICA 1942 - 43, Defence & War Medal 1939 - 45 with M. D clasp, General Service Medal (1962 - 2007) with clasp CYPRUS & Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal. M impressed named AIR CDRE. All others unnamed as issued & court mounted as worn.
Comes with copies London Gazette & seniority lists. London Gazette 1 January 1951. Mentioned in despatches London Gazette: 1/1/1943, 1/6/1943 & 14/1/1944. Air Commodore Leonard Taylor C. Was born on the 28.April 1902, Commissioned on 10th August 1925, he initially served as Stores Officer with No. Promoted Squadron Leader on 1st December 1937, mentioned in despatches for services in North Africa and North West Europe, and was later appointed R. Chief Maintenance Staff Officer in June 1944. Appointed Air Commodore on 1 July 1949, Taylor served from 4th September 1953 as Senior Equipment Staff Officer at M. Episkopi, Cyprus, and served in Air Logistics at S. Paris, from 26th July 1956. His private papers are held in the collection of the Imperial War Museum.
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