15 July 2011

Find My Past adds Royal Fusiliers Collection 1863-1905

The information in this database comprises the names of close to 5000 officers and men of The Royal Fusiliers who took part in a series of British military campaigns between 1863 and 1904.
Information, taken largely from medal rolls and including the name, number (for other ranks), battalion, campaign and medal clasps awarded, is for:

The Umbeyla (now Ambela) Expedition on the North-West Frontier of India between 1863 and 1864.
The suppression of the Fenian Raids in 1866 and 1867, taken from Canada General Service Medal rolls and only awarded to qualifying personnel who were still living in 1899 when the medal was instituted.
The Afghanistan campaigns between November 1878 and September 1880.
The Second South Africa (Boer) War of 1899-1902.
The Tibet Mission between 13th December 1903 and 23rd September 1904.
Further information at: http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/military/indexes/royal-fusiliers

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