Six to Major J.H.Barbour, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Lot 245
Six to Major J.H.Barbour, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Sold for £1,380 (US$ 2,317) inc. premium
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Six to Major J.H.Barbour, Royal Army Medical Corps,
Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, four bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, S.A.01, S.A.02 (Lieut. J.H.Barbour, M.B. R.A.M.C.); 1914 Star (Major: J.H.Barbour. R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medal with MID Oakleaf (Major J.H.Barbour); Portugal, Military Order of Aviz, Officer's breast badge in silver-gilt and enamel; France, Order of the Black Star, Officer's breast badge, in silver-gilt and enamel. Mounted as worn. Very fine or better. (6)

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  • M.I.D. London Gazette. 17.2.1915 10.7.1919.
    Portugal, Military Order of Aviz, Commander. London Gazette 7.10.1919.
    France, Order of the Black star, Officer. London Gazette 17.3.1920.

    Major John Humphrey Barbour was born on the 11th August, 1873, at Huyton, Lancashire. He was a Civilian Surgeon prior to enlistment, Lieutenant 29.1.1901; Captain 29.1.1904; Major 29.1.1913. He was placed on retired pay in 1923 and on the Regular Army Reserve of Officers from which he withdrew in 1928, at the age of fifty-five.

    His war services are recorded as Operations in Cape Colony, 1901; Operations in Orange River Colony, September 1901 to May 1902 (entitled to QSA with four clasps); Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1903-1905; India, 1908-1913; British Expeditionary Force to France and Belgium, August 1914 to November 1918; India, 1920-1923. He died on the 20th October 1944, aged 71.
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