Regular Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, GVI 1st type bust, awarded to Corporal H. Atkinson, Corps of Military Police, who joined the corps in October 1930, and saw service during the Second World War, being taken prisoner of war at the fall of France in 1940, he was held in Stalag 21d at Posen.
Regular Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, GVI 1st type bust; (1068620 CPL. H. ATKINSON. C.R.M.P.)
Condition: Nearly Extremely Fine.
Harry Atkinson was born on 1st June 1907 in Pocklington, East Yorkshire, and having worked as a labourer, then enlisted into the British Army on 21st June 1926 as a Private (No.1068620) and transferred to the Corps of Military Police on 7th October 1930. With the outbreak of the Second World War, Atkinson saw service in France with the Expeditionary Force in 1940, and as a Corporal with the Corps of Military Police, was taken prisoner of war at the fall of France. He was subsequently held in Stalag 21d at Posen