one bar, Malaya (Fg. Off. B.J.Lawley. R.A.F.). Very fine or better. (1)
Squadron Leader Bernard John Lawley was born on the 18th May 1928, his early life is believed to have been spent in the Gainsborough area of Lincolnshire. On the 3rd July 1952 at the age of 24 he was commissioned into the Royal Air Force as a Flying Officer in the Medical Branch. He qualified as a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery. He served in Malaya between 1952 and 1954 probably stationed at Singapore, qualifying for the G.S.M and Malaya bar. He was promoted to Flight Lieutenant in 1954 and Squadron Leader on the 3rd July 1959. He retired from the Royal Air Force as Squadron Leader on the 26th February 1961 at the age of 33, and took up Practice at Doctors M.A. & B.J. Lawley, Parkside, Vicarage Lane, Redbourne, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire after 9 years service. .