An Egypt, Boer War Long Service Group of 4 to Serjeant of The Band David Lomas

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An Egypt, Boer War Long Service Group of 4 awarded to Serjeant of The Band David Lomas, King’s Own Scottish Borders, and West Yorkshire Regiment, comprising Egypt Medal 1882-89, one…
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An Egypt, Boer War Long Service Group of 4 awarded to Serjeant of The Band David Lomas, King’s Own Scottish Borders, and West Yorkshire Regiment, comprising Egypt Medal 1882-89, one clasp, Gemaizah 1888, (3082 Pte. D. Lomas. 2/K.O. Sco. Bord.) correction to service number; Queens’s South Africa Medal, 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek, (2974 Bnd. Sejt., W. York. Regt.), Army Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, V.R, 3rd issue (2974 Sgt. of the Band. D. Lomas. W. Yorks. R.), Khedive’s Star; undated, unnamed as issued, edge bruising, contact marks, good fine and better

David Lomas was born in Fermoy, Co. Cork. He attested as a Boy for the 6th Brigade at Fermoy on 23 October 1880, aged 15 years, 1 month. Posted to the 2nd 25th Regiment as a Boy, he was ranked as a Bandsman in October 1883. As a Private (Bandsman) he re-engaged in the 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment on 10 July 1891, being appointed Band Corporal in September 1896 and Band Serjeant in June 1897. Awarded the L.S. & G.C. in 1899. Lomas served overseas in Gibraltar, February-June 1886; Egypt, July-December 1888; East Sudan, December 1888; Egypt, January 1889-January 1890; East Indies, January 1890-November 1895, and in South Africa, November 1899-May 1901. He was discharged at Woolwich on 10 August 1901 being found medically unfit for further service. With copied service papers.

Ex DNW 2014.

Specification

Medal Type

Military Medals

Medal Category

Campaign Groups and Pairs

Medal Monarch

Victorian

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