one bar, Ali Musjid (1463 Pte J.Coles. 10th Rl Hussars). some light contact marks, otherwise good very fine. (Lot)
The lot includes his Small book and Parchment (Reserve) Certificate.
Private James Cole enlisted on the 11th May 1875 for the 10th Hussars in Canterbury, aged 19. He was originally from Farnham in Surrey and was a shoemaker by trade. He served in India from 30.12.1877 to 03.02.1878 and then in the Afghan campaign from 21.11.1878 to 11.6.1879. Medal entitlement confirmed in the small book. He was transferred to reserve on 24.12.1883. His intended residence being on Red Lion Lane in Farnham.