WW2 Single Medals
WW2 Africa Service Medal, South Africa Irish - Named To Hargreaves
A WW2 Africa Service Medal awarded to 87676 Private (later Lance Corporal and then Acting Sergeant) James Sutherland Hargreaves, who served with the 1st Battalion South Africa Irish Regiment, (later the Military Police).
Hargreaves was born in the UK in August 1913. In civilian life he worked for Schweppes as a lab assistant in Johannesburg. He enlisted into the South Africa Irish in April 1940, but soon transferred to the South African Corp of Military Police serving in East Africa and Aden he left the service in 1946.
According to his service records (a paper copy of which are provided with this listing), he was also entitled to the Africa Star, Defence Medal, as well as the British War Medal.
The details of his award are as follows:
Africa Service Medal named to 87676 J. S. HARGREAVES.
Further details of WW2 medal award criteria, can be viewed by clicking on here and scrolling to the relevant medal entry.
He medal is loose along with its original ribbon.
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