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Sudan 1898 Staffordshire Regiment

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Sudan Medal, 3353 Pte Charles Vann, 1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. With copy service papers.

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Sudan Medal, 3353 Pte Charles Vann, 1st Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. With copy service papers.

 

Some light scratching over naming, but fully readable.

 

Charles Vann was born in Bilston, Staffordshire during 1872, his trade or calling was listed as “Music” when he enlisted with the North Staffordshire Regiment on 29th April 1891.

 

By 3rd June 1891, he went absent without leave and was declared a Deserter, 26 days later he was caught and convicted of desertion, forfeited all his time served on 20th August 1891.

 

He served overseas in Malta from 30th March 1893 until 8th October 1895, followed by Egypt from 28th October 1895 until 27th November 1897, returning home on 28th November 1897.
He was sent overseas for the Boer War from 14th January 1900 until 5th July 1900, before returning home for 9 months, returning again to South Africa from 17th October 1900 until 12th September 1902.
He was discharged on 19th August 1903.

 

Additionally entitled to the Khedive’s Sudan Medal with bar Hafir, Queen and King’s South Africa Medals, with bars Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal.