Ashanti Star 1896/ East and West Africa Sierra Leone medal pair to 2/W.I.R. , born Jamaica.

$850.00

Pair: Private G. McNaughton, 2nd West India Regiment

Ashanti Star 1896, unnamed as issued; East and West Africa 1887-1900, clasp  Sierra Leone 1898-99 (3635 Pte G. McNaughton, 2/W.I.R.), light contact marks, very fine or better

Provenance: Dixon’s 2011

Footnote

With copied research papers. George William McNaughton was born in Browns Town, Jamaica and enlisted in the West India Regiment at Camp Jamaica in July 1888.  Confirmed Ashanti star on papers. Research shows he was very ill-disciplined and often absent from parade,  missing from Barracks etc.  It appears that McNaughton served in WWI but his papers were burnt at the War Office.

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