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    Default Wg Cdr J B McGinn MBE RAF

    Hello Iím looking for some information on wingcommander JB mcGinn mbe Raf I know he was awarded a George the 5th long service good conduct medal as a flight sgt With the service number 331779 and that he was a engineer officer at east Kirkby in ww2 but does anyone know if he served in ww1 or was awarded any medals for interwar service in India or Iraq etc , Thankyou for any help someone may be able to give , Nick

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    Default Re: Wg Cdr J B McGinn MBE RAF

    22crafkit, Hi,

    John Banks McGinn
    b. Q1 1902 (MMS Banks) Reg Middlesbrough 5d 979.
    e. Mid-Sep 1926(?) Enlisted 331779 in Block 331001-333000 RAF Civilians Issued from 01-May-19 to 30 Apr 1938. Age 24(?) TNA AIR 78/107/4 Image 78 R2C2
    1922 Electoral Reg Grantham.
    1922, 1931, Electoral Reg Scopwick, Lincs.
    m. Q4 1928 m Hazel D Hill Reg Bedford 3b 802
    1930 Electoral Reg Kirkby Green, Lincs
    1931 Electoral Reg Wilsford, Lincs (Barkston Heath)
    1 Jan 1941 331779 W/O J B McGinn Award MiD
    11 Jun 1941 331779 W/O J B McGinn Cmd Fg Off RAFVR Tech Branch (46263)
    1 Sep 1942 Prom Flt to T/Sqn Ldr
    2 Jun 1943 Award MiD A/Sqn Ldr
    1 Nov 1943 Prom Flt Lt (War Subs)
    4 Jan 1946 Retire as Sqn Ldr (war subs). Age 44.
    d. Q4 1959 Reg Bedford 4a 19

    Couldn't find his MBE

    HTH
    Peter Davies
    Meteorology is a science; good meteorology is an art!
    We might not know - but we might know who does!

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    Default Re: Wg Cdr J B McGinn MBE RAF

    Hello,

    McGinn's MBE:

    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/.../supplement/14

    Thrice MID:

    RAF - 331779 - McGINN - J. B. - W/O - NYHL ------------------- 1/1/1941
    RAF - 331779 - McGINN - J. B. - W/O - Distinguished Service - 17/3/1941 - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...upplement/1575 (see also p.1573).
    RAF - 46263 -- McGINN - J. B. - A/S/L - KBHL -------------------2/6/1943

    Col.
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    Default Re: Wg Cdr J B McGinn MBE RAF

    No guarantee but you will likely find the MBE citation or recommendation at Kew in Air 2/8901.

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    Default Re: Wg Cdr J B McGinn MBE RAF

    Thankyou every one for your help itís much appreciated and has helped a lot , Nick

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    Default Re: Wg Cdr J B McGinn MBE RAF

    He is mentioned several times on our website

    https://630squadron.wordpress.com/20...44-april-1944/

    cheers
    PeteS
    https://630squadron.wordpress.com/

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