A.G.S. 1902, clasp, Somaliland 1902-04, Khedives Sudan clasp, 1899.
Sapper W. Cowan, R.E.
Served with the 2nd Telegraph Battn.
Sudan officially engraved in style of Q.S.A. slope engraved issues.
Copy discharge papers. Warwick Julius Cowan, born 1869, Warwick Julius Corona, named changed as a family prior to enlistment. Of Deptford , London. Enl. 1893, served in Egypt from December 1898, present with the Sudan Expedition of 1898-1899 (clasp 1899). Served Somaliland Field Force (clasp 1902-1904) Paper confirm complete entitlement.
Three officers and 24 men of the 2nd Telegraph were dispatched to Khartoum along the Blue and White Niles and employing additional local labour supervised the construction of hundred of miles of telegraph lines.
Disch. 1905 and later employed as a telegraph engineer and died Falmouth, Cornwall 1946.
Undoubtedly rare and likely a unique combination.