Royal Northumberland Fusiliers -Crete and Sudan
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- Glass Glass
- Paper Paper
- Timber Timber (any)
- Egypt and the Sudan (1882-1899)
- 19th Century Wars
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THE 1ST BATTN NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS/ THE FIGHTING FIFTH/ THE OLD AND BOLD/ QUO FALA VOCAUT/ COLONEL LIEUT. GENERAL E.A. WILLIS C.B./ LIEUT COLONEL COMMANDING/ C.G.C. MONEY.C.B./ (NAMES)/ (Left Hand Shield) A MEMENTO OF THE/ CRETAN CRISIS/ AND THE/ SUDAN CAMPAIGN / 1898/ MUSTER ROLL OF THE OFFICERS/ N.C.O.'S AND MEN/ WHO SERVED IN THE/ ABOVE EXPEDITIONS/(Right Hand Shield) IN MEMORIAM/ (CANNOT READ REMAINDER OF INSCRIPTION FROM PHOTOGRAPHS) At top left is a drawing of a Private at the time of Wilhemstahl, (June 24th 1766). At top right is a drawing of a Private at the time of the Battle of Omdurman (Sept. 2nd 1898). In bottom left hand corner is a drawing of an Officer in 1899. At bottom right is the drawing of a Private in 1899. Below the grenade is drawn a Dervish drum; crossed pennants which were trophies of Omdurman, and a scene showing the Fighting Fifth at the Battle of Omdurman. Below this are listed the Battle Honours. There is a shield drawn on the centre left, which explains the drawing, and another centre right which lists the dead.