1914-15 Casualty Trio awarded to Bombardier Henry Thomas Jones, “A” Battery 106 Brigade Royal Field Artillery who was Killed in Action by a shell on the 6th of April 1917 comprising 1914-15 Star, (95003 Gnr. T.H. Jones R.F.A.), 1914-1920 British War and Victory Medals, (95003 Gnr. H.T. Jones. R.A.), proudly polished, naming a little feint on victory otherwise very fine.
Henry Thomas Jones landed in France on the 30th of August 1915. The Brigade was engaged in the opening day of the Battle for Vimy Ridge and was in positions in Bully Grenay. On the 6th of April, the War Diary States that a 4.10cm shell fell in the garden of Head Quarters Billet, 2 men from A/106 were both killed outright. Bombardier Henry Thomas Jones and Acting Bombardier George Herbert Welburn.
They lie today buried side-by-side in Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension in Plot I Row D Graves 12 and 13 respectively.
Sold with copy Medal Index Card, Copy Brigade War Diary pages, Commonwealth War Graves Commission details.