Private William Smith


Private William Smith was one of the Scots Greys contingent that took part in the Gordon Relief Expedition in the Sudan in 1884/5. He was in No.4 Company of the Heavy Cavalry Regiment with 37 other Privates, 4 NCOs and 3 officers. He has one medal ribbon on his red stable jacket, and two stripes on his left forearm for good conduct. Above the stripes is a proficiency badge for musketry. The photo was taken soon after his return in 1885.


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