Boer War February 1901 Casualty Queen’s Sudan Medal 1896-1898, awarded to Private E. Brown, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, who having taken part in the operations leading to the reconquest of the Sudan in 1898, including the Battle of Omdurman and the entry into Khartoum on 2nd September 1898, went on to see service during the Boer War, being present during the relief of Ladysmith and also certainly in action at Spion Kop on 24th January 1900, he later saw service in the Transvaal and died of wounds in hospital at Standerton on 16th Febru

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Boer War February 1901 Casualty Queen’s Sudan Medal 1896-1898, awarded to Private E. Brown, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, who having taken part in the operations leading to the reconquest of the Sudan in 1898, including the Battle of Omdurman and the entry into Khartoum on 2nd September 1898, went on to see service during the Boer War, being present during the relief of Ladysmith and also certainly in action at Spion Kop on 24th January 1900, he later saw service in the Transvaal and died of wounds in hospital at Standerton on 16th February 1901.

Queen’s Sudan Medal 1896-1898; (5354 PTE. E. BROWN. 2/LAN: FUS:)

Condition: toned, Nearly Extremely Fine.

Awarded to Private (No.5354) E. Brown, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, who saw service during the reconquest of the Sudan and was present in action at the Battle of Omdurman and the entry into Khartoum on 2nd September 1898.

Subsequently he saw service with his battalion during the Boer War in South Africa, and took part in the operations then attempting to relieve Ladysmith, when his battalion took heaving casualties at Spion Kop on 24th January 1900. After further operations in the Transvaal, Brown was subsequently mortally wounded, and evacuated to the hospital at Standerton, where he died of his wounds on 16th February 1901.