Ernest John Barnes Medal Index Card:

The medal card of Ernest John Barnes shows that he was in the 2nd Battalion East Surrey Regiment (you can see the '2' before the name of the regiment. He was a private with the service number 7573 (this is confirmed from the actual medals). The theatre of war first served in is (1) France, subsequent service in Salonika is not shown here. Card shows entitlement to the Victory Medal, British Medal and the 15 Star. No S W B entry as we know Ernest John Barnes was not wounded although he did contract malaria in Salonika. Date of discharge is present on the card - 29th May 1919. Rollover the picture to see the actual medals awarded. The medals shown include the 1939-1945 Defence Medal and the Police Long Service medal awarded after 9 years service.