Four to Private W.J.Morris, Army Ordnance Department, late Royal Engineers and 13th Foot,
Lot 264
Four to Private W.J.Morris, Army Ordnance Department, late Royal Engineers and 13th Foot,
£500 - 700
US$ 860 - 1,200
amended
Lot Details
Four to Private W.J.Morris, Army Ordnance Department, late Royal Engineers and 13th Foot,
South Africa 1877-79, one bar, 1879 (1551. Pte W.J.Morris. 1/13th Foot.); Egypt 1882-89, undated reverse, one bar, Gemaizah 1888 (20074 Sapper.W.Morris. R.E.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no bar (W.J.Morris); Khedive's Star, undated. Very fine to extremely fine. (4)

Footnotes

  • Private W.J.Morris was born in Westport, Somerset 1860. His occupation was a Carpenter. He enlisted into the 13th Foot at Taunton on 14.8.1878. He transferred to the 1st Bn 13th Foot on 21.4.1879. He purchased his own discharge for £20 on 27.11.1879. He re-enlisted at Taunton on 14.7.1885 in the Royal Engineers. He sailed for Egypt 2.12.1886 and returned on 16.6.1893. His home service was 17.6.1893 to 13.7.1897. He re-enlisted 21.7.1897 for four years. He was discharged at Devonport on termination of engagement 27.3.1902 having served a further four years. 284 days. He was listed as Civilian Staff A.O. Dept,. Ranked as Conductor. A scarce combination.

    Sold with copied service papers etc.

Saleroom notices

  • The first medal does not have the 1879 bar.
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