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Help to identify the ribbons on my grand fathers uniform please

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    Default Help to identify the ribbons on my grand fathers uniform please

    Hi all,

    I am seeking any help I can get to identify what ribbons my grandfather is wearing on his uniform in this picture taken in 1948.

    In 1950 he was a Leading Airman No. 7-X 712810 Royal Navy Air Service. He served in 827 Air Sqn on the HMS Eagle.



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    Thank you to anyone who can help.

    Cheers

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    IMO France & Germany Star and Pacific Star.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    agree with jerry, F&G and Pacific star.
    "…knowing him, and something of his deeds, it was impossible not to believe in greatness. In that square figure was housed a spirit of grandeur, and with his massive heroism went gentleness and modesty, even humility. He had no need to proclaim his virtue, for history would be his spokesman."
    Eric Linklater on Wavell.

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    Thanks guys much appreciated, I know it is difficult to see being a black and white photo.

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    Atlantic and north africa/pacific. also depends which HMS Eagle, one sunk 1942 as part of a Malta convoy, other taken on strength 1951 until 1970s so did he have prior service on the original Eagle or did he have service on the later one after this photo was taken

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