As per the following report from , 10 August 1861, Manning served as a Drill Instructor to the local volunteers in Tasmania in 186-61: ‘Yesterday evening a presentation of a purse of twenty sovereigns by the members of the First Rifles, S. Manning holding the office of Drill Instructor to that corps.
Several ladies also graced the scene with their presence and numerous spectators filled the gallery and lower part of the Hall.
The Essex regimental museum website records an insight into the day’s events as follows; “French Lancers attacked as the Regiment was forming up when it was at a disadvantage having no support on either flank and arranged in lines 2 men deep rather than the squares employed as defence against cavalry. Gubbins), It appears Stamer Gubbins was born in New Zealand on passage to Australia in 1882. Son Four: 1914/15 star, British War, Victory Medal and L.
This deployment allowed the lancers to attack from front and rear. Ex Sotheby’s in March 1888 Note: John Gilbert served in Captain Grey’s number 4 troop and participated in the action on the far left of the battlefield, late in the day. Gubbins family settled in Melbourne where he was educated at Melbourne Grammar School. A superb medal to an easy to research Officer thanks to his triple initial. A.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (2970 Corpl., Rl.
In July 1854 he embarked with his battalion for the Crimea and took part in the actions at Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann and Sebastopol. He was in action at Alma, 20 September 1854; served in trenches before Sebastopol; saw action at Balaklava, 25 October 1854; fought at Inkermann, 5 November 1854 - his rifle being hit and broken by grape shot; took part in a night attack on 20 November 1854 - and received a minor wound to his lip by a spent ball; then took part in the taking of the Quarries and the storming of the Redan. Further service followed in India and the suppression of the Indian Mutiny and then in the Cape Province. Those manufactured differed from the earlier versions like this example in being slightly larger and in having flat centre plates without a peripheral step, in general resembling subsequent issues of the cross. It should be noted that the 2nd Dragoons were not present at Inkermann and that Canning’s medal should technically have clasps for Balaklava and Sebastopol only. Discharged on 21 August 1913 - listing Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, Australia as his intended place of residence. Note: The 1813 Iron Cross is in the British section as they were allies at the time of the Peninsular Wars. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1919; Queen’s South Africa five clasps “Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902” (2/Lieut. The mistake is easily explained by examining the regimental medal roll compiled ‘Camp Crimea. He attested for the South Lancashire Regiment at Chester on 21 August 1891, aged 15 years, 8 months, and joined the regiment in Jersey two days later. I have now the pleasure of presenting to you this purse as a token of the good feeling entertained by the Corps towards you, and the high place you hold in their esteem. Born in Ramplsham, near Maiden Newton, Dorsetshire and attested Welsh Rgt.