Arthur joined the RAF in June 1939 on a short service commission and after converting to Hurricanes in May 1940, he then converted to Spitfires and joined No 74 Squadron in September 1940 until the end of the Battle of Britain. He was released from the RAF in 1946 and became a very successful in the world of medicine.
Flight Lieutenant Arthur Joseph Smith
Hand signed 5in x 7in photograph - numbered and certified on reverse.
The late Arthur Smith was a quiet an unassuming character - so much so his Battle of Britain clasp was not issued until 2000!