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“ medal for service in Kenya 1959/61 ”
Serveed 58/60 wasnt aware of any medal please show it
I served with the Royal Signals based in Niarobi but was sent on detachment to serve with first the 2nd Bn Coldstream Guards then when they left was with 2nd Bn Inniskillen Fusiliers, finally on their departure the Camp in
Gilgil was the home of The Duke of Wellington Regt. I left for UK myself May 1961.Think I will be pushing up daisies if
34 Ind Fld Sqn at Gilgil Kenya 1959
I served in gilgil Kenya and Aden in 1958 to 59 I got the Arabian peninsular medal but told I was not entitled to Aden medal smudge?
I served in GilGil Kenya1959 on active service with the Royal Engineers, the emergency finished in 1960. Whilst we were an independant field Sqn under canvas anything could have happened. Medals are issued for almost anything these days, I feel this is a genuine entitlement, but was also told no medal.