George Wilkinson

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: In January 1897. Family: The fifth child of George and Henrietta Wilkinson of 28 High Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. George’s RAF service record shows his mother (now widowed) living at 5 Talbot Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Occupation: George was an engineer prior …


Campaign Medals 3

The 1914 Star (also known as ‘Pip’) was authorised under Special Army Order no. 350 in November 1917 and by an Admiralty Fleet Order in 1918, for award to officers and men of the British and Indian Expeditionary Forces who …


Campaign Medals 2

The British War Medal (also known as ‘Squeak’) was a silver or bronze medal awarded to officers and men of the British and Imperial Forces who either entered a theatre of war or entered service overseas between 5th August 1914 …