Egypt Medal 1882-89 (Dated 1882) 2 clasps ‘The Nile 1884-85, Abu klea’, (2174. ;Pte. T. Smith. 1/ R. Suss. R.) Khedive’s Star (Dated 1882) (2174. Pte. T.S.S. The 1st Bn. R. S. Regt.) 2174. Pte. T. Smith. Royal Sussex Regiment. Light star marks VF
Enlistment papers were found for this man who we believe enlisted age 21 years 28.9.1880 in the 46th brigade number 2174.
He is shown as being born in Great Marlow in 1859. Served 273 days in England and was discharged unfit for further service 22.6.1881 Shorncliff.
Character only fair. He is confirmed on the 35th Royal Sussex roll at Abu Klea for a 2-clasp medal and Khedive Star.
No papers found for this period but he was still using his original number 2174.