Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, V.R. 2nd issue fitted with replacement silver bar suspension. 762 Sergeant Henry Walmsley, 8th Regiment. 1853 VF


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George was born in Fermoy, Co. Cork and enlisted in the 82nd Foot age 16 years on 22.9.1870. Served home 15 years 173 days, Malta 5 years, 323 days, then home for a further 121 days. Served 21 years, 152 days, transferring to the Army Gymnast Staff as a second-class instructor (having reached the rank of Sergeant 82nd) on 18th December 1880. Married Catherine O’ Driscoll at Mallow County Cork September 1876 and had 5 children up to 1888.