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CGS Fenian Raid 1866 British Rifle Brigade

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Canada General Service Medal, bar Fenian Raid 1866, 1461 Private John Mardell, 4th Battalion Rifle Brigade, a rare issue to a British Unit.

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Canada General Service Medal, bar Fenian Raid 1866, 1641 Private John Mardell, 4th Battalion Rifle Brigade.

 

Officially engraved and confirmed on the roll as one of the medal to be engraved and issue in England: “1461 Pte J. Mardell, 4/R.B.”
The roll lists his address as 63 Palk Road, Victoria Estate, Wellingborough, Northampton.

 

Shown on the 1871 Worldwide Army Index as still serving as a Private with the 4th Battalion, The Prince Consort’s Own Rifle Brigade, stationed at Shorncliffe.

 

The Discharge book of the Rifle Brigade shows a John Mardell, who was discharged having served 7 years 5 months on 13th February 1873.