An Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Victoria small letter reverse, disc only and brooched - the fittings now still present, awarded to Sergeant George Jordan, 3rd Battalion, late 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade, who saw service between 1844 and 1867, being present in the Cape of Good Hope during the Third Kaffir War of 1853, he also saw service in India.

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Product ID: CMA/26541
Condition: disc only and brooched - the fittings now still present, hence only Fine.
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An Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Victoria small letter reverse, disc only and brooched - the fittings now still present, awarded to Sergeant George Jordan, 3rd Battalion, late 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade, who saw service between 1844 and 1867, being present in the Cape of Good Hope during the Third Kaffir War of 1853, he also saw service in India.

Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Victoria small letter reverse, disc only and brooched - the fittings now still present; (15 SERJT. GEOE. JORDAN 3RD. BN. RIFLE BRIGADE)

Condition: disc only and brooched - the fittings now still present, hence only Fine.

George Jordan was born in Saltwood, near Hythe, Kent, and having worked as a servant, then enlisted into the British Army at Hythe on 9th June 1844, joining as a Rifleman (No.15) the Rifle Brigade. Posted to the 1st Battalion, he went on to see 21 years and 10 days service with the Colours, of which 5 years and 3 months were spent overseas with 2 years and 7 months at the Cape of Good Hope, where he saw service during the Third Kaffir War of 1853, and then went on to see 2 years and 8 months service in India.

Jordan was promoted to Corporal on 13th December 1854, and then transferred to the 3rd Battalion on 1st April 1855, being promoted to Sergeant on 1st May 1855, he was eventually discharged on 9th July 1867, his intended place of residence being Dalston in London. Jordan is additionally entitled to the South Africa Medal 1853.