MEDALS TO 1920

Crimea MedalCOLLECTION OF CRIMEAN MEDALS TO THE 13th LIGHT DRAGOONS
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Sebastopol   No. 1708 JAMES JOHNSON 13TH LIGHT DRAGOONS. Turkish Crimea Medal        CRIMEA 1855 (British issue) James Johnson was born in Belfast in 1835 and enlisted December 1854 in Liverpool. He joined the regiment in the Crimea on 13th August 1855 and is shown as on duty at Scutari in November. He transferred to the 3rd Dragoon Guards 1st January 1857 and was appointed a corporal in August 1868. Sergeant June 1873. He was discharged 24 December 1877, suffering from leg ulcers "the result of a kick from a horse while on duty in the Riding School at Colechester in September 1875." Medal and clasp confirmed on medal roll. Pair: 450 

Private John Jackson
7th Foot
Crimea Medal Alma / Inkermann / Sebastopol   1794 PTE. JN. JACKSON. 7TH FT.   450
Regimental number is rubbed on naming.
John Jackson was born in Leeds and enlisted into the 7th Foot (Royal Fusiliers) in October 1842, aged 21. Served in the West Indies for 2 years and 4 months, Canada 2 years 2 months, Crimea1 year 1 month (medal and clasps confirmed) and India 5 years 6 months.  He was discharged 19 January 1864. He intended to settle in Quarry Hill, Yorkshire.


 
Private Denis Irewin
102nd Foot Foot

Indian Mutiny Medal   Lucknow   D. IREWIN. 1ST MADRAS FUSRS.    400
Medal and clasp confirmed on roll. Denis Irewin served with the 102nd Foot (1st Madras Fusiliers). His pension was paid in Londonderry District.


Private John W. Nicholls
13th Hussars
Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medals 1071.PTE. J.W. NICHOLLS. 13TH HUSRS.    145 
In the 1871 census shown as serving in Edinburgh. JOhn W. Nicholls was awarded the medal in 1887.

Egypt Medal El-Teb-Tamaai   2530 PTE. T. EMERY. 2/R. IR.FUS:
Khedive's Star 1884               
Thomas Emery, 2nd Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Medal and clasp confirmed on roll. The roll for the Star shows that he was transferred to the Army Reserve on return of the regiment from Egypt
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Pair: 360


Private J. Radnidge
18th Hussars/Light Camel Regiment

Egypt Medal The Nile 1884-85