​ An Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Victoria small letter reverse, engraved naming, awarded to Private G. Stuart, 2nd Dragoons - the Royal Scots Greys, who serving from 1878 to 1897, and having passed through the Royal Military School of Music at Kneller Hall in 1881, then served as a Bandsman for the remainder of his service.

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An Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Victoria small letter reverse, engraved naming, awarded to Private G. Stuart, 2nd Dragoons - the Royal Scots Greys, who serving from 1878 to 1897, and having passed through the Royal Military School of Music at Kneller Hall in 1881, then served as a Bandsman for the remainder of his service.   

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Victoria small letter reverse, engraved naming; (2118 PTE. G. STUART. 2/D’GNS.)

Condition: Nearly Extremely Fine.
George Stuart was born in 1864 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, and enlisted into the British Army as a Private (No.2118) with the 2nd Dragoons - the Royal Scots Greys on 23rd July 1878 when aged 14. His father, Robert Stuart, was also a serving member of the regiment at this time. In April 1881 he was serving with the Royal Military School of Music at Kneller Hall, as a student, and on 24th July 1881 he was appointed to Bandsman, and remained as such for the duration of his service. Having seen home service throughout his career, he was discharged on 4th January 1897, and went to live in Edinburgh. Stuart was awarded the long service medal on 1st July 1898.