ARMY LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL (VICTORIA)-TO ALLEN- 9TH FOOT
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal(Victoria, small letter reverse) Named to: 303 SERGT.J.ALLEN 2ND BN 9TH FOOT.Medal about good very fine, with a few e/nicks.
Joseph Allen was born in the parish of St Peters,Brighton,Sussex.He enlisted in the 9th Foot 22nd December, 1854,his trade given as a Blind- Maker.
He served in the Crimea,where he qualified for the Medal and clasp for Sebastapol.(on the roll as 3690-change of number would have occured on his transfer to the 2/9th on 31st March 1858) He was recommended for his L.S.G.C.Medal 23rd December, 1872 and it was issued on 29th March, 1873.He had served in Malta,The Crimea,Canada,The Ionian Islands,Giibraltar, China and Japan.He was discharged time expired on 28th December,
1875,his intended place of residence given as Norwich.
Comes with copied service record, census returns, etc. etc.