East and West Africa Medal, bar Niger 1897, 1409 Pte James Cole II, Royal Niger Constabulary.
Officially engraved: “1409 Pte. James Cole II R. Niger Constby” Minor edge bruising
Confirmed on the roll, the second of 2 James Coles in the regiment, who were locals from the “Niger Territories”.
A rarely seen bar for service in an expedition to the Western Provinces of Nigeria by the Royal Niger Constabulayr from 6th January until 26th February 1897.
Provenance: Lot 454, Spink Auction 2015.