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The only thing I know about this silver plated bronze item is that I don't know diddly.........other than it appears (from the obverse) to have been issued for some type of fire service associated with RAF Transport Command in 1953. Any insight most welcome.

 

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The motto is for the RAF as a whole, the Motto for Transport Command was Ferio Ferendo(I strike by carrying), so the reverse is generic RAF & the inscription specifies it for Transport Command. The date, 1953, is the same year as the Coronation, see http://daveg4otu.tripod.com/nos10.html for a major RAF Coro related event. Not that your medal shows any hint of being related to either event.

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