The Great War Military Cross to Captain D. H. Barnett, 29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry
Military Cross, G.V.R., reverse engraved ‘Captain. D. H. Barnett -29th. Bn. Canadians- -Jan 1st. 1917-’,
Scrathches through 'Canadians’, otherwise good very fine.
M.C. London Gazette 1 January 1917.
Douglass Harvey Barnett was born in Nottingham, England and had prior service of 6 years with the Royal Fusiliers and 1 year with the 6th Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles. Attesting at Vancouver, B.C. on 9 Nov 1914 he served as a Staff Captain with the 6th Canadian Infantry Brigade during the Great War. On 23.6.1917 he was appointed Deputy Asst Q.M. General. He also received (2) Mention in Dispatches award per London Gazette 06.01.1917 and 28.5.18. His address is given as 22 New Church Road, Hove, Sussex on his M.C. award card.