An India General Service Medal 1854-1895, 2 Clasps: Burma 1885-7, Burma 1887-89, mounted in reverse order as issued, awarded to Private Thomas Kemp, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade, a labourer from Tregaron, near Aberyswyth, in Cardigan, Wales, who saw service in India from 1880, and with the outbreak of the Third Burma War, was then present on operations in Upper Burma from 3rd October 1886, and also took part in the subsequent clear-up operations after the war ended in 1887, serving out there through to April 1889.

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Condition: light edge bruise at 3 o’clock, otherwise Good Very Fine.
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An India General Service Medal 1854-1895, 2 Clasps: Burma 1885-7, Burma 1887-89, mounted in reverse order as issued, awarded to Private Thomas Kemp, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade, a labourer from Tregaron, near Aberyswyth, in Cardigan, Wales, who saw service in India from 1880, and with the outbreak of the Third Burma War, was then present on operations in Upper Burma from 3rd October 1886, and also took part in the subsequent clear-up operations after the war ended in 1887, serving out there through to April 1889.

India General Service Medal 1854-1895, 2 Clasps: Burma 1885-7, Burma 1887-89, mounted in reverse order as issued; (1176 PTE: T. KEMP. 1ST: BN: RIF: BRIG:)

Condition: light edge bruise at 3 o’clock, otherwise Good Very Fine.

Thomas Kemp was born in Tregaron, near Aberyswyth, in Cardigan, Wales, and having worked as a labourer, then attested for service with the British Army when aged 18 at Cardiff on 27th March 1877, joining as a Private (No.1176) the Rifle Brigade. Serving with ‘K’ Company of the 4th Battalion, he then transferred to the 1st Battalion on 25th June 1877, and was posted to India on 21st August 1880.

With the outbreak of the Third Burma War, Kemp was then present on operations in Upper Burma from 3rd October 1886, and also took part in the subsequent clear-up operations after the war ended in 1887, and serving out there through to 14th April 1889, was he was posted home, and discharged on 25th April 1889. Confirmed as his full entitlement.