Crete Prisoner of War. Andrew Cobb. Northwest Frontier 1930 IGS, KOYLI. 102 Light AA & AT Regt RA. Northumberland Hussars. Newcastle.

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Mounted on a firmin bar on modern ribbons .

India general service medal with northwest Frontier 1930-31 clasp 4684157 pte a cobb koyli  he is noted as a bandman on roll serving with 2nd battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.  Ek under I of koyli .

1939 star / Africa star & war medals unnamed as issued .

Born Newcastle upon Tyne 21st February 1904 .

He joined the Northumberland hussars in December 1935  that were converted to the 102 Light anti aircraft & anti tank regiment Royal Artillery 1st March 1940 .

He served with his unit that was attached to 1st armoured brigade under command of 6th Australian division .

He was captured at Crete on 2nd June 1941 .

He was pow number 5035 at stalag xv111a wolfsberg .

 

A nice group worthy of more research.

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