Africa General Service Medal 1902-1956 Edward VII, 2 clasps, Somaliland 1902-04, Jidballi. 5059 Private F. Rustell, 1st Hampshire Regiment Light edge bruise 5.0 VF
Frederick Rustell was born in the Parish of Hilsea, Portsmouth, and enlisted into the Hampshire Regiment at Winchester on 23 April 1897. He served overseas in the East Indies, September 1898 to February 1903, and in Aden, February 1903 to June 1904, taking part in the Somaliland campaign and action at Jidballi. He was discharged on 23 April 1909, on completion of his first period of engagement. The Hampshires took part in the fourth expedition 26th October 1903 to 25th April 1904 and received 326 medals with clasp and 259 Jidballi clasps.Sold with copied discharge papers and other research.