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M-Man
14-03-13, 22:54
this medal, around the edge it has 132 C. P. West- RLYS.
would anyone know why it was given to C.P.West the RLYS stands for Railways, why would
he have gotten a medal. ??

Thanks for any help.

http://i963.photobucket.com/albums/ae113/paddygirl/File15_zps521d4f43.jpg


http://i963.photobucket.com/albums/ae113/paddygirl/File18_zps9a74773d.jpg

Night Owl
15-03-13, 13:18
Its the India General Service medal. If you Google it there's quite a bit of info online.

http://www.king-emperor.com/Campaign%20Medals-a3.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India_General_Service_Medal_(1909)

M-Man
15-03-13, 14:59
Thanks Jackie, I will have a look soon.


Margaret.

M-Man
15-03-13, 20:06
Jackie, the king-emperor website is a wonderful site, lots of info as you said.
Thanks once again for your help.

Margaret.

Night Owl
15-03-13, 22:20
You're welcome :)