Lot Archive

Lot

№ 744

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19 April 1995

Hammer Price:
£300

An M.B.E. group of four to Commander C. R. Heaton, Royal Navy
The Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) 2nd type; Defence and War Medals; General Service 1962, 2 clasps, Radfan, Malay Peninsula (Cdr., M.B.E., R.N.) mounted as worn, very fine (4)

M.B.E. London Gazette 1 January, 1959; Lt.Cdr. (AE P) Charles Roger Heaton, A.F.R.Ae.S., R.N., Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, Boscombe Down.
With qualifications for Aeronautical Engineering and Pilot duties, it is likely that Commander Heaton was a test pilot when he earned his M.B.E.