Pair: Colour Sergeant G. V. Blackman, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry
India General Service 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (3135 Corpl. G. Blackman 1/D.C.L.I.) re-engraved naming; Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (3135 C. Sjt: G. V. Blackman. D.C.L.I.)
Condition mounted as worn, light contact marks, nearly very fine
George Victor Blackman was born in Chelsea, London, in 1869 and attested for the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry on 13 May 1890. He served with the 1st Battalion in India from 26 November 1892 to 21 December 1900 (India General Service Medal with clasps for Punjab Frontier and Tirah); in Ceylon from 22 December 1900 to 27 November 1902; and then in South Africa from 28 November 1902 to 4 April 1906. He was awarded his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal per Army Order 254 of 1908, and was discharged on 12 May 1911, after 21 years’ service.
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