Cabinet Photograph
J. Hodge - Photographer
31 Union Street, Stonehouse, Devonshire, England
c. 1895

Identied only as "Great Uncle Tom", this lance corporal appears to have been a member of the 2nd Battalion, the Somerset Light Infantry. A veteran soldier with three good conduct
stripes and the crossed rifles marksmanship badge on his cuff, he also wears the 1854 India General Service Medal with the clasp for action during the Third Burmese War (1885-1887).