It's arrived!!!

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GuyMassey
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It's arrived!!!

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At last, Dad's Bomber Command Clasp has arrived! I can't wait to present it to him on Saturday morning! :D
All the research that I have done over the years has finally paid off, I had all the required documents, log books and photographs to hand when I sent off his claim form. I also had my LPA set up a couple of years ago. All led to a painless claim with no queries. For once, well done MOD!!!
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Great stuff, Guy. Please pass on congratulations to your father.
Thanks for sharing it with us.
Cheers,
John
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Hello,

Congratulations.
I expect that we'll have a photo posted on the forum :D
Kind regards.

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To live up to Bruno's expectations, I post a picture of one very happy chappie. In spite of his memory problems, his immediate comment having read the accompanying letter contained a number of expletives and went something along the lines of "About time, only seventy years b###dy late!!! Well said Dad, in true forces fashion! :D
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Hello Guy,

This is fantastic photo.
A great thank!
Kind regards.

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Hi Bruno, the nursing home paraphernalia background really did not fit the subject.... so I changed it! That is dad's old Stirling at RAF Chedburgh in 1943, so much more apt.
"The purpose of life’s journey is not to arrive at the grave with a well-preserved body, but rather to Slide in Sideways, completely used up, yelling and screaming, what a ride!" anon.

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Great news Guy, and a splendid photo too! You must be very proud - your Dad's spot on about 70 years too late.

Richard

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