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Afghan, no clasp, Egypt, undated, “The Nile 1884-85”, Khedive’s Star – 1st Royal Irish

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Afghan War 1878-80, no clasp; Egypt, undated, clasp “The Nile 1884-85”, Khedive’s Star – 1st Royal Irish Regt.

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Afghan War medal, no clasp, Egypt, undated reverse, clasp “The Nile 1884-85”, Khedive’s Star dated 1884-86.

to – 2203 Pte. J. Jorie, 1/18th Foot (on Afghan); 1256 1/ Rl. Ir. Regt (on Egypt); Khedive’s Star stamped 1256 RI.

Rolls etc reflect difference in regimental number.

Correct on rolls; with copied service papers.

Jorie was born in Westminster and enlisted in 1/18th aged 19 in 1871.

Served Malta 1872-74, India, 1784-80, Afghan War 1880-81, India1881-84, Egypt 1884-85. Discharged in June 1889 in rank of Private.

Medals heavily contact marked and with loss to naming on both named medals – F/VF. Left point ogf Star blunted from contact.