Military Medal, G.V.R (2/CL: A.M. R.A.F.) British War Medal, Victory Medals ( 2.A.M. . R.A.F.),
2/CL: A.M. H. G. Lobb. R.A.F.
One of only 92 Military Medals to the Royal Air Force for the Great War.
M.M. L.G. 16/7/1918. The recommendation from Headquarters Royal Air Force, attached 35 Squadron states.
‘For bravery and devotion to duty. On 21 March 1918 at Reuez, this Operator kept his station going single-handed during the whole day, the other Operator having been killed. On the succeeding days, he kept his Station in action, and continued to work day and night in open warfare which followed until he was relived. His devotion to duty and his energy were remarkable. His Brigade Commander reports that throughout the operations he has proved himself to be most plucky and resourceful.’
Hedley Gordon George Lobb was born on 27 March 1895 at Plymouth, Devon. Joined the Royal Air Force during the First World War serving with No. 35 Squadron. Listed as a Civilian Clerk with the RAF on the 1939 Census and living in Ruislip, he died at Hillingdon Hospital, Middlesex on 8 April 1965.