Lot Archive


№ 116


7 April 1994

Hammer Price:

EGYPT 1882-89, dated reverse, 2 clasps, Suakin 1885, Tofrek (4111659 Pte. D. Day, 1/Berks. R.) some light pitting and contact wearfrom star, otherwise nearly very fine and a scarce casualty

Private Day served in the 1882 campaign and in the Soudan campaign in 1885. He was reported missing, presumed killed, at the battle of Tofrek on 22 March 1885. Approximately 30 men of the Regiment were killed at Tofrek.