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
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.