India April 1939 Casualty General Service Medal 1918-1962, GVI 1st type bust, 1 Clasp: Palestine, awarded to 2nd Lieutenant P.B. Akers-Jones, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, who was commissioned in August 1936, and then saw service in Palestine during the Arab Rebellion. Later serving in India, he was accidentally killed at Lahore on 4th April 1939.
General Service Medal 1918-62, Geo VI 1st type bust, 1 Clasp: Palestine, officially renamed as issued in this case; (2/LT. P.B. AKERS-JONES. E. YORKS.), together with the Army Council Award and Condolence Slip for a ‘Palestine’ medal, this with typed details: ‘2/Lt. P.B. Akers-Jones. E. Yorks.’
Condition: officially renamed but as issued in this case, Nearly Extremely Fine
Peter Byng Akers-Jones was born on 19th February 1916, and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant into the East Yorkshire Regiment on 27th August 1936. Akers-Jones saw service with the 1st Battalion in Palestine during the Arab Rebellion and was then serving in India when he was accidentally killed at Lahore on 4th April 1939.