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INDIA MEDAL 1895-1902 : 2ND.,BN., ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT :

Bars, 'Punjab Frontier 1897-98', 'Tirah 1897-98', correct style of running script engraved naming - 4084 Pte., W. KNEE, 2nd. Bn., Ryl. Suss. Regt. : (WALTER KNEE - Born around 1874 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, a labourer by trade at the date he attested for the Royal Sussex Regiment, 12 October 1892, having previously served in the 3rd.(Militia) Battalion of the Regiment : He was posted to the 1st.Battalion from 19 January 1893 and served at home until 9 December 1894 when he joined the 2nd.Battalion for service in India : The Battalion took part in the Tirah Campaign in 1897 where at Baarg on 27 December 1897 the recipient was SEVERELY WOUNDED by a gunshot to his right shoulder : He returned home in January 1899 and remained at the Depot until 26 August 1901 when he was posted to the 1st.Battalion for service in South Africa : He returned home on 16 September 1902 and was transferred to Army Reserve from 11 March 1903 : He was finally discharged on termination of his period of engagement on 11 October 1908, having then completed 16 years service.) : Sold with copy Service Papers and copy Casualty Roll entry : Scarce GVF - £595