Egypt Pair – Royal Sussex Regiment.
Egypt (undated rev), clasp The Nile 1884-85, 403 Pte J. Luck 1/Rl Suss. R.; Khedives Star dated 1884-6.
The 1st Battalion was sent to Egypt as part of General Garnet Wolseley’s expedition to crush the ‘Urabi Revolt and conquer Egypt in the name of the Khedive. The 1st battalion was also part of the Nile Expedition, to save General Charles Gordon and his garrison at Khartoum during the Mahdist War. Twenty men of the regiment, led by Lieutenant Lionel Trafford, constituted the advanced party which marched towards Khartoum.
Medal VF with a couple of minor edge knocks, naming completely un affected.