medal code J2982

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AFGHANISTAN 1878 CLASP KANDAHAR TO THE 9TH LANCERS

AFGHANISTAN, 1878, CLASP, KANDAHAR ‘1040. PTE J. RUTH. 9TH LANCERS.’

Private John Ruth, from Birkenhead was discharged from the 9th Lancers on 13 August 1888 after 21 years service. This including 7 years service in India.

He is confirmed on the Afghanistan Medal Roll as serving with Served in ‘D’ Troop with entitlement as above. A note on is entry as ‘Medal & Star here’ crossed out so unclear whether or not he was entitled to Kabul to Kandahar Star or not. However contact wear suggests he was entitled to it.

Condition VF, a little contact wear as noted but no loss of naming.

Code J2982        Price £        SOLD