Egypt Medal, dated 1882, with 5 clasps, to 1st Royal Hldrs. ...

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Egypt Medal, dated 1882, with 5 clasps, to 1st Royal Hldrs. [Black Watch]

Clasps Tel-el-Kebir, Suakin 1884, El Teb - Tamaai, The Nile, Kirbekan.

2660 Pte. G. Low, 1/R. Hrs.

Light contacting; about GVF.

Correct on rolls and a rare 5-clasp medal to an excellent regiment for the various actions.
1st RH lost 8 killed and 43 wounded at Tel-el-Kebir (one of the highest casualty rates) and 5 killed and 23 wounded at Kirbekan. 

With copied papers - George Low came from Brechin and enlisted in Montrose in 1881, serving in the Black Watch until discharge in 1893.

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