Lot Archive


№ 344


16 October 1996

Hammer Price:

Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 2 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Gemaizah 1888 (A. Emery, Pte. R.M.) contact marks and polished, therefore nearly very fine and scarce

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The Douglas-Morris Collection of Naval Medals.

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Born in Kings Norbry, Birmingham, on 23 December 1846, Alfred Emery enlisted at Walmer on 23 December 1870 as a Private in 32 Company, Portsmouth Division. He served aboard the following H.M. Ships ENDYMION (1872-74), ST VINCENT (1877-79), whilst on books of ALEXANDRA served with the ‘Egypt Battalion’ 20 August until 23 October 1882, FLORA (1883-85), STARLING (30 September 1886 until 8 April 1889). Discharged with pension on 9 March 1892. Had been in cells, imprisoned and lost Good Conduct Badges on four separate occasions, hence no L.S. & G.C. award.