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eMedals-Givenchy KIA -Pte. Barnes, 3rd Canadian Infantry

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Givenchy KIA -Pte. Barnes, 3rd Canadian Infantry

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Givenchy KIA -Pte. Barnes, 3rd Canadian Infantry

1914-15 Star (9884 PTE. R.H. BARNES. 3/CAN INF); British War and Victory Medals (9884 PTE. R.H. BARNES. 3-CAN.INF.). Naming is officially impressed on the trio. A well executed and thin clear coat on all three, better than very fine. Accompanied by the Memorial Plaque (RICHARD H. BARNES), plus copies of his Attestation Paper, Service Records and Medical Records. Footnote: Richard H. Barnes was born on September 18, 1876 in Wolverton, England. He signed his Attestation Paper on September 22, 1914 in Valcartier, Quebec, stating that he was married to Margaret, that he had had previous military service in Britain and that his trade was that of Rubber Cutter. Barnes was serving with the 3rd Canadian Infantry Battalion, Central Ontario Regiment, in France, when he was Killed in Action at the Second Battle of Givenchy on June 16, 1915, at the age of 38. He is remembered at the Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
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