Lot Archive


№ 196


27 July 1995

Hammer Price:

Pair: Chief Petty Officer Thomas Yarnold, Royal Navy, a member of the Naval Brigade at Abu Klea
Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (A.B., H.M.S. Orion); Khedive’s Star 1882, some pitting from star, otherwise nearly very fine and very scarce (2)

A Naval Brigade of 4 officers and 55 men, under Captain Lord Charles Beresford, R.N., was present at the battle of Abu Klea. Confirmed on the medal roll and sold with copy record of service and other research.