Victorian Egypt Medal. Suakin 1885 & Tel El Kebir clasps. James Bagley. C Battery, B Brigade Royal Horse Artillery. Wolverhampton.

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A very nice 2 clasp 1882 dated egypt medal.

Suakin 1885 & tel el kebir clasps .

Named to 2934 j bagley g/r r h a  ( the r of rha is faint probably due to Knocking against khedive star)

James was born c1859 at st lukes , Wolverhampton,  Staffordshire.

A bricklayer by occupation he joined the Royal Artillery on 29th August 1879 aged 19 years 10 months .

He served initially at home then over a year in India after another short spell at home he served over 3 years I egypt then another near 2 years in India before a final period at home .

He was was discharged at end of 1st period of service 16th August 1891 .

He suffered 3 periods in hospital. Abroad with gonorrhoea .

 

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