Pre WW1 Medal Groups
MBE group to a London Fire Brigade Man, H.J.F. Barber from Islington
Henry James Frederick Barber,
Order of the British Empire Member, Civil, (1933 FEB. 23. H.J.F. BARBER., engraved to reverse arms), Jubilee Medal 1897, London Fire Brigade issue (HENRY J.F. BARBER.),
Coronation 1902 Medal, London Fire Brigade issue, (HENRY J.F. BARBER.), India General Service Medal 1854 clasp Burma 1885-7, ( re-named H. BARBER. S.G. H.M.S. BACCHANTE), Arethusa & Chichester Training Ships Good Conduct Medal, (HENRY JAMES BARBER.), Original Press cutting of Henry.
Born Islington 1868.
1884 joins Arethusa.
1885 joins Royal Navy.
1886 joins the Bacchante.
1889 rated as Seaman Gunner.
1890 invalided from service.
1895 joins London Fire Brigade.
1897 wounded in hand at a fire at Aldergate Street.
1899 posted to Dulwich.
1901 to Greenwich.
1902 to Islington, commended.
1904 Holborn, struck off with pension
1933 m.B.E. for Political services.
1949 dies at home, Barnsbury.