Medals from the Collection of the late Eric Smith

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Date of Auction: 23rd November 2009

Sold for £360

Estimate: £220 - £260

Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Gemaizah 1888 (R. Henson, A.B., H.M.S. Achilles), edge bruising and contact marks, nearly very fine £220-260

Footnote

The Bluejackets present at Gemaizah in December 1888 were largely drawn from H.M. Ships Starling and Racer, so it is presumed Henson was attached to one of these detachments.