An Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Victoria small letter reverse, awarded to Private F. Goddard, 2nd Battalion, 13th Regiment of Foot - the Somerset Light Infantry, who saw service at the Cape of Good Hope and Mauritius.

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An Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Victoria small letter reverse, awarded to Private F. Goddard, 2nd Battalion, 13th Regiment of Foot - the Somerset Light Infantry, who saw service at the Cape of Good Hope and Mauritius.

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Victoria small letter reverse; (1126. PTE: F. GODDARD, 2-13TH. FOOT)

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Frederick Goddard was born in Leatherhead, near Epsom, Surrey, and having worked as a labourer, then attested for service with the British Army at Reading on 28th October 1858, and joining as a Private (No.1126) the 13th Regiment of Foot - the Somerset Light Infantry. Goddard then went on to serve for 18 years with the Colours, of which 8 years and 5 months were spent overseas, with 4 years and 2 months at the Cape of Good Hope, and 4 years and 3 months at Mauritius.

Goddard saw service with the 2nd Battalion, and re-engaged on 28th August 1867, before being discharged on 1st December 1876, his intended place of residence being Windsor.