WW2 Medal Group 3rd Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps Parachute Peter Charles Holmes

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WW2 Medal Group 3rd Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps Parachute Peter Charles Holmes

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WW2 Medal Group 3rd Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps Parachute Peter Charles Holmes

An very nice and interesting group which includes medal group consisting of: 1939/45 star, Atlantic Star, Africa star and 1st army clasp, Italy star, Defence medal and war medal 1939/45.

3rd Hussars shoulder titles and one collar dog. Two veterans badges, Royal Navy Association and HM forces badge. War time parachute qualification wing. Soldiers Service and Pay book. Regular Army Certificate of Service Book. Plus four other Certificate of service forms.

Enlisted Woolwich Royal Scots Greys

Trooper Peter Charles Holmes enlist 25 August 1939

Served 202 Days - Discharged 13th march 1940

Enlisted Chatham Royal Armoured Corps 18th July 1940

Discharged 22/8/1940

Twice found to be enlisted mis-statement of age

Joined Royal Navy 02/Oct/1940 until 15/May/46 Left as Petty Officer

In t926 gave age as born 17th Feb 1924 (making his true enlistment age as 15 1/2)

Joined A Squadron 3rd Kings Own Hussars

Airborne section awarded parachutist badge 15/11/1947

Guards Drill course (Instructor)

Leaving service after 12 years in 1958, from 1946

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