Queen’s South Africa, clasps ‘Tugela Heights’ and ‘Relief of Ladysmith’.
to – 3174 Pte. T. Smale, Devon Regt.
Correct on roll; recipient listed as died of enteric fever at Ladysmith on 22nd May 1900.[Surname given as “Small” on casualty list but regt., number, etc are the same.]
This Battn. saw a great deal of arduous service (e.g. at Colenso) prior to the Relief and Smale’s untimely death.
Medal close to NEF but with slight edge dig to reverse at 4.00 o’clock.