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National ArchivesOutstanding soldiers of the Coldstream Guards (1881-1901)
Each year the best soldiers of the regiment were chosen for long service and good conduct medals. This register gives rank, name, regimental number, and date of recommendation. (The sample scan is from the East Surrey regiment). The register is essentially a register of recommendations, annotated with details of the issue of the medals. Where no gratuity accompanied the medal, the entry is marked 'W. G.' (without gratuity); where, for one reason or another, the medal was not issued, the entry is marked 'N. S.' (not sanctioned) and struck through. The 1st battalion was based at Wellington barracks, fought in Egypt in 1885, returning 11 September 1885. The 2nd battalion returned to Chelsea barracks from Egypt in 1882, having added "Egypt, 1882" and "Tel-el-Kebir" to the regimental honours. By 1895 the 2nd battalion was in Dublin. The regiment fought in South Africa, gaining the honours "South Africa, 1899-1902" and "Modder River".

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Outstanding soldiers of the Coldstream Guards
 (1881-1901)
National ArchivesOutstanding soldiers of the Connaught Rangers (1881-1901)
Each year the best soldiers of the regiment were chosen for long service and good conduct medals. This register gives rank, name, regimental number, and date of recommendation. (The sample scan is from the East Surrey regiment). The register is essentially a register of recommendations, annotated with details of the issue of the medals. Where no gratuity accompanied the medal, the entry is marked 'W. G.' (without gratuity); where, for one reason or another, the medal was not issued, the entry is marked 'N. S.' (not sanctioned) and struck through. The regiment was based on Regimental District No. 88 - Galway. The 1st battalion embarked for the Cape of Good Hope 15 June 1877, and was transferred to India in 1879. In 1885 it was stationed at Chaubuttia. Moving to Aden in 1890, it returned from there to England 14 December 1891. The battalion removed to Ireland in 1897, back to England in 1898, and to South Africa in 1899, gaining the honours "South Africa, 1899-1902" and "Relief of Ladysmith". The 2nd battalion returned from Natal in 1882, and by 1885 was stationed at Fermoy; 13 July 1889 it embarked for Malta, and was sent on from there to Egypt, and to India.

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Outstanding soldiers of the Connaught Rangers
 (1881-1901)
National ArchivesOutstanding soldiers of the Dorsetshire Regiment (1881-1901)
Each year the best soldiers of the regiment were chosen for long service and good conduct medals. This register gives rank, name, regimental number, and date of recommendation. (The sample scan is from the East Surrey regiment). The register is essentially a register of recommendations, annotated with details of the issue of the medals. Where no gratuity accompanied the medal, the entry is marked 'W. G.' (without gratuity); where, for one reason or another, the medal was not issued, the entry is marked 'N. S.' (not sanctioned) and struck through. The regiment was based on the 39th Regimental District - Dorchester. The 1st battalion returned from Bengal in 1882; it was briefly sent out to Malta (September to October 1882), and in 1885 was at Chatham. In 1885 the battalion was sent to Malta, and on to Egypt, returning to England the next year. It embarked again for Malta 8 February 1888, was sent on to Egypt in 1889, and on to India in 1893, and in 1895 was in Madras. It took part in the North West Frontier campaign. The 2nd battalion had been in India from 1871, and in 1885 was stationed at Peshawar; it returned to England via Aden 24 December 1886. The troops were sent out to Ireland in 1893; in 1895 the battalion was at Belfast; but in 1897 it embarked for Malta, and in 1899 was transferred from there to South Africa, where it added "South Africa, 1899-1902" and "Relief of Ladysmith" to the regimental honours.

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Outstanding soldiers of the Dorsetshire Regiment
 (1881-1901)
National ArchivesOutstanding soldiers of the Durham Light Infantry (1881-1901)
Each year the best soldiers of the regiment were chosen for long service and good conduct medals. This register gives rank, name, regimental number, and date of recommendation. (The sample scan is from the East Surrey regiment). The register is essentially a register of recommendations, annotated with details of the issue of the medals. Where no gratuity accompanied the medal, the entry is marked 'W. G.' (without gratuity); where, for one reason or another, the medal was not issued, the entry is marked 'N. S.' (not sanctioned) and struck through. The regiment was based on the 68th Regimental District - Sunderland. The 1st battalion embarked for India 10 February 1872 and in 1885 was at Allahabad; it returned from India 13 April 1887, and in 1893 was sent out to Ireland, and in 1895 was at Buttevant. Having come back to England in 1898, the first battalion was sent to South Africa in 1899, taking part in the Relief of Ladysmith, and the battles of Tugela Heights and Laing's Nek, adding "South Africa, 1899-1902" and "Relief of Ladysmith" to the regimental honours. The 2nd battalion embarked for Gibraltar in 1882; 14 February 1885 went to Egypt; and in 1887 was sent to India. In 1895 the battalion was stationed at Mhow.

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Outstanding soldiers of the Durham Light Infantry
 (1881-1901)
National ArchivesOutstanding soldiers of the Grenadier Guards (1881-1901)
Each year the best soldiers of the regiment were chosen for long service and good conduct medals. This register gives rank, name, regimental number, and date of recommendation. (The sample scan is from the East Surrey regiment). The register is essentially a register of recommendations, annotated with details of the issue of the medals. Where no gratuity accompanied the medal, the entry is marked 'W. G.' (without gratuity); where, for one reason or another, the medal was not issued, the entry is marked 'N. S.' (not sanctioned) and struck through. The 1st battalion returned from Canada in 1864, and by 1885 was based at Dublin, and in 1895 was at Wellington barracks. The 2nd battalion returned from Egypt in 1882, and in 1885 was at the Tower of London. After another period of service abroad, it returned from Bermuda in 1891, and in 1895 was at Chelsea barracks. The 3rd battalion served in Egypt and the Soudan, adding "Egypt, 1882", "Tel-el-Kebir" and "Suakin, 1885" to the regimental honours; it returned from Egypt 10 September 1885, and was stationed at Windsor, and by 1895 at the Tower of London.

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Outstanding soldiers of the Grenadier Guards
 (1881-1901)
National ArchivesOutstanding soldiers of the King's Own (Scottish) Borderers (1881-1901)
Each year the best soldiers of the regiment were chosen for long service and good conduct medals. This register gives rank, name, regimental number, and date of recommendation. (The sample scan is from the East Surrey regiment). The register is essentially a register of recommendations, annotated with details of the issue of the medals. Where no gratuity accompanied the medal, the entry is marked 'W. G.' (without gratuity); where, for one reason or another, the medal was not issued, the entry is marked 'N. S.' (not sanctioned) and struck through. The regiment was based on the 25th Regimental District - Berwick-on-Tweed. The 1st battalion embarked for India 13 October 1875, and was stationed at Meerut by 1885. It returned from India 6 February 1891, and in 1895 was at York. The 2nd battalion returned from Aden to England 27 March 1876: in 1879 it was moved to Ireland and by 1885 was stationed at Dublin. After a brief stay on Gibraltar in 1886, the battalion returned to England. 19 July 1888 the battalion embarked for Egypt, and from there was sent into the Soudan, fighting at Gemaizah; it was moved back into Egypt in 1889, and in 1890 set sail for India, where in took part in the Chitral Relief Force and the North West Frontier campaign, adding "Chitral" and "Tirah" to the colours. In 1895 the troops were at Rawul Pindee. The regiment took part in the South African war, gaining the distinctions "South Africa, 1900-1902" and "Paardeberg".

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Outstanding soldiers of the King's Own (Scottish) Borderers
 (1881-1901)
National ArchivesOutstanding soldiers of the Lancashire Fusiliers (1881-1901)
Each year the best soldiers of the regiment were chosen for long service and good conduct medals. This register gives rank, name, regimental number, and date of recommendation. (The sample scan is from the East Surrey regiment). The register is essentially a register of recommendations, annotated with details of the issue of the medals. Where no gratuity accompanied the medal, the entry is marked 'W. G.' (without gratuity); where, for one reason or another, the medal was not issued, the entry is marked 'N. S.' (not sanctioned) and struck through. The regiment was based on the 20th Regimental District - Bury. The 1st battalion returned from Malta to Ireland in January 1881, and by 1885 was serving at Fermoy; in September of that year it was moved to England; in February 1889 to Scotland; in April 1891 to Ireland and in 1895 was stationed at the Curragh. Returning to England in 1897, it was dispatched to Crete in 1901, and from there to Malta. The 2nd battalion embarked from Ireland for Bombay in 1881, and in 1885 was at Mhow, and in 1895 at Quetta. It was transferred to the Soudan in 1898, taking part in the battle of Khartoum (gaining the regimental honour "Khartoum"), before being transferred to Crete and Malta. In 1899 the 2nd battalion was moved to South Africa, where it added "South Africa, 1899-1902" and "Relief of Kimberley" to the colours.

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Outstanding soldiers of the Lancashire Fusiliers
 (1881-1901)
National ArchivesOutstanding soldiers of the Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment) (1881-1901)
Each year the best soldiers of the regiment were chosen for long service and good conduct medals. This register gives rank, name, regimental number, and date of recommendation. (The sample scan is from the East Surrey regiment). The register is essentially a register of recommendations, annotated with details of the issue of the medals. Where no gratuity accompanied the medal, the entry is marked 'W. G.' (without gratuity); where, for one reason or another, the medal was not issued, the entry is marked 'N. S.' (not sanctioned) and struck through. The regiment was based on Regimental District No. 45 - Derby. The 1st battalion returned from India in March 1878, and in 1885 was at Athlone; in 1895 at Dublin. The 2nd battalion embarked for Gibraltar in 1881, was sent on to Egypt in 1882 (gaining the honour "Egypt, 1882"), and in the same year on to India, being stationed at Lucknow by 1885. The battalion took part in the Sikkim Expedition of 1888 and the North-West Frontier Campaign of 1897-1898, returning to Aden in 1898. The regiment gained the honour "South Africa, 1899-1902".

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Outstanding soldiers of the Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment)
 (1881-1901)
Unclaimed Naval Prize Money (1855-1902)
Various prize moneys were awarded to officers and men who served on board her Majesty's ships. For one reason or another a substantial number of these prizes, from as little as a shilling or two to as much as many pounds, remained undistributed by 1902, when this comprehensive list of the unclaimed moneys was printed: it lists unclaimed shares of prize money, slave and pirate bounties, salvage awards, parliamentary grants, gratuities and other moneys distributed by the Admiralty 1855 to 1902, but which omits moneys for service on the China Station during the war of 1856 to 1880, and special gratuities for service in Egypt (1882), Soudan (1884) and Soudan and Nile Expedition (1884-1885), for which there are separate indexes. In each case the sailor's name is given first (surname, then christian name or initials); rank or rating; ship in which serving at time of capture or award; and the amount due.

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Unclaimed Naval Prize Money
 (1855-1902)
National ArchivesLondon Metropolitan Police (1892-1902)
The London Metropolitan Police Register of Joiners (MEPO 4/336) lists policemen joining the force 1 January 1892 to 23 June 1902 (warrant numbers 77319 to 88811). The register is alphabetical, in so far as the recruits are listed chronologically grouped under first letter of surname. It gives Date of Appointment, Name, Number of Warrant, Cause of Removal from Force (resigned, dismissed, promoted or died), and Date of Removal. A final column of 'Remarks' is largely blank, but occasionally gives an alias or a cross-reference to another warrant number.

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London Metropolitan Police
 (1892-1902)
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