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Afghanistan 1842 with Candahar, Ghuznee, Cabul reverse To- PTE.M.BENSON.HM.40th.REGT
Matthew Benson enlisted 5-12-1839 age 18 & was born in Leeds. He was a tailor by trade & went on to serve for 5 years in India & just over four years in Australia. He was discharged in Fitzroy Town, Melbourne & in 1877 he is recorded on the rates records as a tailor owning three rooms in Wood House, Falconer street.He died 28-11-1892 age 72 whilst living as an inmate at the united services home in Drysdale. He is buried in the military section of Drysdale cemetery. Greater Geelong city, victoria Australia.
GVF with the original suspender & complete with service details.
Gwalior star with Maharajpoor 1843 obverse
The recipient enlisted in Kilkenny in August 1835 & served with the 40th regiment until he was sent to the invalid depot in England 20-3-1857.
GVF/VF with copy muster roll details
Crimea 1854 with clasps for Balaklava & Sebastopol
GVF & neatly engraved in a contemporary period style
Complete with medal roll details that confirm the recipients entitlement to both clasps
South Africa 1877-79 with 1879 clasp
N battery, 6th Brigade, Royal Artillery took part in the battle of Ulundi.The recipient enlisted 10-1-1872 & was discharged 4-8-1885.
GVF or better with two very tiny eks & complete with medal roll details & copy service details
1896 Ashanti star
Unnamed as issued
Baltic Medal 1854-55
Unnamed as issued
Queen's & Khedives Sudan pair with The Atbara & Khartoum clasps
The recipient died of disease in Cairo 11-10-1899 & is commemorated on the regimental memorial in Inverness.His medals were sent to his next of kin
F.Coppen, Bridge Dairy, Market place, Finchley.
EF with copy medal roll details & copy details from the regimental magazine
1914-15 Trio & GVIR 1st type Special Constabulary faithful service medal
To- 44674.SJT.J.L.GALLOWAY.RAMC (on the star)
& 2-LIEUT.J.L.GALLOWAY (on the pair)
James Leishman Galloway was born in Falkirk, Scotland 30-3-1895 & enlisted in to the R.A.M.C in October 1914. He first landed overseas in Egypt
17-7-1915 & was commissioned in to the 16th service battalion of the Manchester Regiment in August 1917.He was wounded by shrapnel in October 1917 & spent some months in hospital prior to being discharged to the reserve in December 1919. The 16th service battalion of the Manchester Regiment had the secondary title of the
1st Manchester Pals
GVF or better & complete with both copy service papers & MIC details
WW1 Pair To- 40503.PTE.C.GALLOWAY.SCO.RIF
Charles Galloway was born in Leeds & Enlisted in Manchester & was sadly killed in action in France & Flanders 20-2-1917 whilst serving with the 1st battalion of the Scottish Rifles / Cameronians.
He was 23 years of age when he died & having no
known grave is commemorated on the Arras memorial. The C.W.G.C state that he was the late son of James & Nellie Galloway of 363 Barlow road, Levenshulme, Manchester.
NEF & complete with MIC details along with details from both SDGW & the C.W.G.C
WW1 Pair To- 38401.PTE.H.GALLOWAY.HIGH.L.I
Henry Galloway served overseas with the 10th / 11th battalion of the Highland Light Infantry (H.L.I)
GVF with the ribbons reversed as worn by the recipient & complete with MIC & medal roll details
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