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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 438

Six: Sergeant H. Barnes, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (5945361 Pte. H. Barnes. Bedfs. & Herst. [sic] R.); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, Regular Army (5945361 Sjt. H. Barnes. Bedfs. &. Herts. R.), mounted as worn, first with minor official correction to number, otherwise good very fine (6)

H. Barnes likely served with the 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment, as a result of his service in Palestine. The 2nd Battalion formed part of the10th Infantry Brigade, 4th Infantry Division who were sent to France with the British Expeditionary Force in September 1939 and were evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940. They later saw action in North Africa, Tunisia, Italy and in the liberation of Greece.

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