Medals of a hero WW1 gunner who was the first to shoot down an enemy aircraft sell for £5K

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Pictured: Left to right: The 1914 Star, British War medal, Victory medal and a ceremonial bullet.<br />
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The medals of a hero World War One gunner who was the first to shoot down an enemy aircraft have sold for £5,500.<br />
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Major Francis Small achieved the ground-breaking feat in an Avro biplane on November 22, 1914.