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Tel el Kebir Mil:M marking

PostPosted: 14 Jul 2017 22:26
by Tj15
Looking for some help, I have a Tel-el-Kebir and khedives star pair but the number and regiment are rubbed, looks like the number starts with a 20 the name is Findlay followed by a Mil:M I can find nothing on what the Mil:m means, anyone know? Any info on the person is greatly appreciated!

Re: Tel el Kebir Mil:M marking

PostPosted: 15 Jul 2017 18:28
by Mark A. Reid
Hello Tj15;

Welcome to the Forum.

On the 1882 Egypt Medal roll there is a 2026 Pte. C. Findlay of the Military Mounted Police listed. I suspect that rhis is your man. Not many members of this small corps present in the campaign so an unusual medal. Good luck with the research!

Cheers,

Mark

Re: Tel el Kebir Mil:M marking

PostPosted: 16 Jul 2017 21:38
by Tj15
Mark, excellent! Thanks for your help. Just having the M threw me but looks like the rest has been rubbed. The research continues, thanks again.