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Royal Air Force medals to make $20,000 on July 13?

The medal group belonged to Wing Commander Craig of the Royal Air Force

Bonhams will sell a group of nine medals awarded to wing commander AJL Craig of the Royal Air Force in London on July 13.

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Wing Commander Craig continued in the RAF after the war

It includes a Distinguished Service Order and an MBE medal, both awarded in 1944.

Craig was mentioned in dispatches in 1944 for his virtuosic piloting of his bomber back to the UK following a direct hit from a flak gun on the continent.

After the war he served as a test pilot for a number of years.

The lot is expected to sell for around £10,000-15,000 ($13,335-20,000).

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