Air Force Medal, (GVI) Defence Medal, War Medal.
F/Sgt. G.P. Hall , RAF (later Flt. Lieut.)
15 A.F.M.’s awarded in 1940
A.F.M. London Gazette 11/7/1940. (the first gazetting of the Second War
George Patrick Hall an ex-Halton apprentice, won his A.F.M. in the early days of the Second World War and was commissioned Pilot Officer on 16 July 1940. Advanced Flight Lieutenant on 26 May 1942, he was serving with 5PAFU by the start of 1943. Flying Master III W8507 as a Flight Instructor from Calveley Airfield, he was killed in a crash on 3 April 1943, aged 35. He is buried in the Chester (Blacon) Cemetery
A report on the crash is held in the National Archives (AVIA 5/22/W1506, refers).
An interesting award. Unfortunately the situation at the PRO made researching the award extremely difficult at present but should offer scope.
With extracts from the London Gazette