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Stop thief MC group missing

Posted on Mon, 30 November 2009 by Phil Mussell - General News, Medal News

In the early hours of Thursday 19th November a family collection of 14 medals including an MC group was stolen from a house in Leicester. The medals missing are as follows:

Lt Col Edward Cecil Barton:


Military Cross (engraved with recipients deatils and "Ypres 1917")

1914/15 Star

British War Medal

Victory Medal

India General Medal with North West Frontier Clasp

King George VI Coronation Medal

1939/45 Star

War Medal 1939/45

Defence Medal


Lt Reginald Frederick Barton:


1914/15 Star

British War Medal

Victory Medal


Edward Robert Barton:


2 unknown medals






If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of these medals or would like to help further please contact Tom Barton on 07825 439518 email him at, speak to Leicestershire police 0116 222 2222 or anonymously on Crimestoppers 0800 555 111