...earning the Egyptian Campaign Medal with the clasp "Suakin 1885/Tofrek". His posting at home and overseas included:

England: 8 September, 1880 - 7 March, 1881
Gibraltar: 8 March, 1881 - 7 July, 1882
Malta: 8 July, 1882 - 22 July, 1882
Egypt: 23 July, 1882 - 11 May, 1883
Gibraltar: 12 May, 1883 - 20 August, 1884
Egypt: 21 August, 1884 - 31 May, 1886
Cyprus: 1 June, 1886 - 12 September, 1886
Home: 13 September, 1886 - 17 September, 1892

West was employed with the Regimental Police for about seven months and as Orderly at the Brigade Office for some three months.

At the time of his transfer to the Army Reserves his battalion commander described West as
"A smart and clean soldier."


Carte de Visite
Porral - Photographer
Main Street, Gibraltar
c. 1883