Second World War Kings Commendation – Royal Artillery.
India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31 ,,786887 Gnr. J. Alford. R.A.; with a King’s Commendation for Brave Conduct emblem affixed to the riband of the War Medal 1939-45,
King’s Commendation for Brave Conduct London Gazette 11 July 1941
James Alford attested for the Royal Artillery on 23 October 1928 and served with the 4th Light Battery in India, before transferring to the Army Reserve on 8 February 1935.
Recalled for service during the Second World War, he was advanced Sergeant, and was awarded a King’s Commendation for Brave Conduct, presumably for his services during or in the aftermath of enemy air raids.
Condition – GVF, minor edge bruise.