Harold Watkins joined the RA TA in 1936 and went on to serve during WW2 with the 8th Army.
Discharged in July 1946, he reenlisted in the RA TA in May 1947 and was renumbered 22567563, this is confirmed on the RA attestation papers. Watkins then went on to serve in Malaya and Cyprus earning both bars on his GSM.
The group consists of the 1939 to 45 Star, Africa star with 8th Army Clasp, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Two Bar GSM and Territorial Efficiency Medal.
The group is swing mounted as worn.
GSM = 22567563 SGT H Watkins RA ( Clasps connected by a bar)