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    An Air force cross has turned up along with a WAR Medal in silver (poss Canadian) the AFC is alleged to have been awarded to a JPH O'Neill sometime in 1963 the AFC is a Elizabeth the second issue ,can anyone confirm this award and is a citation for this award available ? and does anyone have any info on JPH O'Neill .

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    Phill Jones

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    Phill,

    Can confirm that your man O'Neill was awarded an AFC in the 1963 New Year's Honours List - London Gazette 1 Jan 1963. No published citation.

    Jim

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    Jim ,

    thank you very much for your speedy reply rgs Phill

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    J P H O'Neill MBE AFC born 6 Jan 31, commissioned 24 Jan 52, Wg Cdr 1 Jan 74 and retired 1 Apr 75

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    Many Thanks Colin this is very interesting rgs Phill

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    Hi Phill,
    look at http://www.marlowsauctions.co.uk/m3.html
    519 Comprehensive Personal Collection of Post War RAF Uniforms
    …Started National Service 1949. Qualified as a pilot 1952, flew with 112, 257 and 247 Squadrons. 1961 - 63 member of Meteor Aerobatic team, awarded AFC. Awarded MBE 1968. 1972 served in Oman during the Dhofari insurgency. Retired 1986
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    Hi Mojmir .

    thanks very much rgs Phill

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