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Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from

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Estimate: £600 - £700
ca. US$892 - US$1,040
Price realised:  £580
ca. US$862
Lot number 162, Views: 3

Egypt and Sudan Medals 1882-1891 from the Collection of Jack Webb Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 5 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884, El-Teb-Tamaai, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (2178 .... C. Andrews, 1/Gord... ..rs.) heavy pitting from star causing partial loss of naming to rank and regiment, therefore good fine £600-700 Footnote 2 officers and 32 other ranks of the 1st Gordon Highlanders served on the Nile in the Mounted Infantry Camel Regiment, of whom all but two privates fought at Abu Klea. 16 other ranks had 5-clasp medals with Abu Klea. Charles Andrews was born at Lychett Minster, near Poole, Dorset, and enlisted for the 39th Brigade at Poole on 28 January 1881, aged 22 years 6 months. Posted to the 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders in July 1881, he served in Egypt from August to September 1882, and from January 1883 to September 1885. He was discharged on 27 January 1897. Sold with copy discharge papers which confirm medal and clasps.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dix Noonan Webb
Title: Orders, Decorations and Medals (4 & 5 December 2008)
Date of the auction: 4 Dec 2008 - 5 Dec 2008
Address: Dix Noonan Webb
16 Bolton St, Mayfair
W1J 8BQ London
United Kingdom
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