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China 1900, “Relief of Pekin” – 12th Batty., RFA (died in China)

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China 1900, clasp Relief of Pekin

to – 7145 Gunnr. W. Griffith 12th By., RFA

Named in running script as issued via Calcutta Mint.

Correct on roll.

Rather scarce to Artillery.

With copied papers – recipient born near Haverfordwest and enlisted in Nov. 1894 and served through to 13th June 1901 when discharged “dead” from meningitis, in Wei-hai-Wei, China.

Also entitled to IGS 1895 for Punjab Frontier and Tirah – roll marked “deserted”.

Toning; condition better than GVF with slight edge knock over “W” in name.