India North West Frontier 1930 to 1931 Red Shirt Rebellion and Second World War Middle East Casualty group awarded to Trooper later Lance Corporal H.W. Creasey, 15th/19th Hussars, formerly 7th Hussars, and later Warwickshire Yeomanry, Corps of Military Police and Pioneer Corps. Creasey saw service with the 15th/19th Hussars on the North West Frontier of India in the period from 23rd April 1930 to 22nd March 1931 during the suppression of the Red Shirt Rebellion, and on the out break of the Second World War was recalled from the reserves, seeing service initially with the Warwickshire Yeomanry, he then transferred to the Corps of Military Police in January 1941, and was wounded in action on 31st August 1942 whilst on service in the Middle East. He ultimately transferred to the Pioneer Corps in July 1945.
Group of 5: India General Service Medal 1908-1935, 1 Clasp: North West Frontier 1930-31; (548586 TPR. H.W. CREASEY. 15-19-H.); 1939-1945 Star; Africa Star; Defence Medal; War Medal.
Condition: Good Very Fine.
Henry William Creasey enlisted into the British Army on 20th September 1928 as a Trooper (No.548586) with the 7th Hussars, but then transferred to the 15th/19th Hussars on 25th September 1929, and then saw service during the Red Shirt Rebellion on the North West Frontier of India in the period from 23rd April 1930 to 22nd March 1931.
Creasey was transferred to the Army Reserve on 19th September 1934, and on the outbreak of the Second World War was recalled on 19th November 1939 and posted as a Private to the Warwickshire Yeomanry, but then transferred to the Corps of Military Police on 18th January 1941, and saw service as a Lance Corporal in the Middle East, being wounded in action on 31st August 1942. Creasey subsequently transferred into the Pioneer Corps on 9th July 1945.