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Lot 191: [ Single Campaign Medals ] India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1908 (Lieut. L. A. M. Jones, 86th Infy.) edge bruises and

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December 16, 2003
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[ Single Campaign Medals ] India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1908 (Lieut. L. A. M. Jones, 86th Infy.) edge bruises and light contact marks, otherwise very fine E140-160 Leopold Aloysius Matthew Jones was born on 30 March 1879. He served in the South African War 1900-01, attached to 1st Bn. Royal Dublin Fusiliers and employed with the Scottish Horse in the Transvaal (Medal with clasp). Commissioned into Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 4 May 1901, he was appointed to the Indian Army in September 1902 and posted as Double Company Commander, 86th Carnatic Infantry. He took part in the campaign on the North West Frontier of India in 1908, including operations in the Zakha Khel country, operations in the Mohmand country, and the engagement of Kargha on 24 May 1908 (Medal and clasp) Served during the Great War, was promoted Major in October 1915, and mentioned in despatches (London Gazette 12 June 1917). He retired in October 1921 and died on 19 December 1943.

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