Hampshire Regiment India General Service Medal

£215.00

Awarded Silver War Badge Royal Defence Corps

Elijah Barter

Elijah Barter

Description

Hampshire Regiment India General Service Medal

IGSM 1854 with Burma 1885-7 Clasp named to:

149 PTE. E. Barter.  2nd Bn Hamps R.

Great War SWB Roll

Great War SWB Roll

Elijah Barter was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset in 1862. He joined the Hampshire Regiment 1881. His discharge papers reveal that he was discharged from his first period of service 12th December 1893.

His medal is confirmed on the Roll.

He was awarded a Great War Silver War Badge, No. 353936, on discharge, aged 54 years, from 441 Coy. ex Royal Defence Corps. It was issued 12th March 1918. The Roll confirms that he served practically the entire Great War having enlisted 2nd September 1914 to his discharge.

 

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