...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 Jul
y 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