Africa General Service Medal 1902-1956 Edward VII, 1 clasp, Gambia. 3050 Private H. Groves, 3rd West India Regiment Fine
Naming rubbed but still readable, sold with a good set of papers. Character exemplary, intelligent and trustworthy. Has also been employed as a cricket groundsman, and most reliable. Operations in Gambia 1901, South Africa medal 1899-1902, for service on St. Helena, L.S. & G.C. George V 1917 with gratuity. Enlisted 21.7.1898, re-engaged for 21 years 16.2.1910. Born St Anne’s Bay, Jamaica, discharged 17.1.1920 after 21 years, 181 days service. Approximately 356 clasps awarded including the Royal Navy.