Ashantee 1873-74, no clasp
to – 1968 Pte. R. Woodcock, 2nd Bn. Rifle Bde 1873-74
Not entitled to clasp – roll states “sent back sick from [river] Prah 21.1.74”.
Copy service papers – Woodcock was born in Hougham, near Dover and enlisted in Nov. 1870. ex East Kent Militia.
Discharged in Cork in 1881, unfit for further service; character “Bad – addicted to drink and absence”. (several times noted as absent and in confinement).
A few contact marks; VF.