British South Africa Company’s Medal 1890-1897 Reverse Rhodesia 1896. 3863. Private F. C. Cotton. 2/ York & Lancashire Regiment. GVF
Fredrick was born in Hitchin, Herts and enlisted 12.3.94, stating his age as 19 years and trade a labourer. His family had moved to Sheffield and lived at 6 Carlisle Street. He served in Mauritius and was transferred 5.7.96, to South Africa, Rhodesia. Transferred back to Mauritius en route to India on 29.8.96. Accompanying the medal is a full A4 sheet of research, including an excellent set of papers, discharged 11.1.98.