Ashantee Medal 1873-74, no clasp. To: 1968, Pte. R. Woodcock...

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Ashantee Medal 1873-74, no clasp.

To: 1968, Pte. R. Woodcock, 2Bn. Rifle Bde1873-4. (Engraved in British Army style)
Condition - EF except a couple of edge knocks.

Not entitled to clasp - roll states "sent back sick from [river] Prah 21.1.74". Blackened lettering. Copy service papers - Woodcock was born in Hougham, near Dover and enlisted in Nov. 1870. ex East Kent Militia. Discharged in Cork in 1881, unfit for further service;  character "Bad - addicted to drink and absence". (several times noted as absent and in confinement).

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