Victorian Egypt Medal Suakin 1885 Clasp
William Lapworth attested into 42nd Brigade, aged 19 years, with service number 2238. He was born in St Martin’s, Birmingham and attested June 1880.
246 Pte W Lapworth 1 Shrops L. I.
He transferred to serve as 246 Shropshire Light Infantry 1st August 1881.
His papers are on-line and this medal is confirmed on the medal rolls.
He was also awarded the Bronze Khedive’s Star which would have caused, as usually happens the rubbing to the naming on the rim.
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