Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Victoria issue, 3rd type 1874-1901, swivelling scroll suspension with smaller reverse lettering. 1264 Private T. Clarke, 72nd Foot Edge bruise 5.0 reverse GVF
Thomas was born in St. Nicholas, Aberdeen and enlisted on the 26th January 1858 age 27 and trade a boilermaker. Listed on the China roll, medal and clasp Taku Fort 1860. previous service in the 72nd regiment number 206 and discharged 8.2.1867. Re-enlisted 28.2.1867 in the 72nd Highlanders and went on to service 19 years and 140 days. Sold with a good set of papers.