Indian General Service Medal group to 4388695 Pte F A Thurlbeck Green Howards
Frederick Arthur Thurlbeck was born in Thornaby on Tees. He attested at Middlesborough aged eighteen on 25th April 1935.
He served on the Northwest Frontier and was awarded the Indian General Service Medal. Throughout his career, he was charged with various offences such as being AWOl and drunkness. He was imprisoned on a number of occasions.
Late in 1945, he was transferred to The Black Watch.
IGS NWF 1936 -37 & NWF 1937-39 - Officially renamed - 4388695 Pte F A Thurlbeck Green Howards
1939 to 45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal and War Medal