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South Africa 1877-79, clasp “1879” – to O/6 RA

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South Africa 1877-79, clasp “1879”

to – 4220 Gnr. J. Groves, 6th Bde. R.A.

Correct on roll – recipient served in O/6 Battery.

With details from Muster Rolls – enlisted Glasgow and first traced in RA in Feb. 1879 , having transferred from 1st Brigade at Woolwich.

Musters show in Natal Feb – April 1879, then Zululand May-Sept. 1879, then Princetown, Natal, and “at sea” in October.

Went on to serve in India and to Woolwich in Feb. 1882, transferring to B/3 that year. Discharged August 1882.

Medal in about EF condition – a very fine example.