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Record Details for W D Haysey (Royal Army Service Corps)

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First Name: W D
Surname: Haysey
Nationality: British
Information: Regular Army Emergency Commission for Service with Expeditionary Force Institutes. Without Pay and Allowances from Army Funds. Acting Colonel 25/03/1943.
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Rank (2nd): Lieutenant (War Substantive)
Gallantry Awards:
Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
Campaign Medals:
War Medal 1939-1945
war medal 1939-1945As with most Armed Forces Serving Personnel during the conflict of World War Two, W D Haysey was entitled to the War Medal 1939-1945. This medal was awarded to all full time service personnel who had completed 28 days service between 3rd September 1939 and the 2nd September 1945. Eligible personnel who had been “Mentioned In Despatches” during the War were entitled to wear a bronze oak leaf emblem on the ribbon. Those eligible for a campaign star, yet who had their service cut short by death, wounds or capture by the enemy, still qualified for this medal.
 
1939-45 Star
1939-45 starGiven the information available to us it is likely that W D Haysey was awarded the 1939-45 Star for operational Service in the Second World War between 3rd September 1939, and 2nd September 1945.

W D Haysey would have been awarded this star if their service period was terminated by their death or disability due to service. Also the award of a gallantry medal or “Mention In Despatches” also produced the award of this medal, regardless of their service duration.

Fighter Aircraft Crew who took part in the Battle of Britain (10 July to 31 October 1940) were awarded the "Battle of Britain" bar to this medal. In undress uniform, a silver-gilt rosette was worn on the medal ribbon to denote the award of this clasp.
Service: British Army
Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps
Seniority Date: 20/01/1944
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