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Khedive's Sudan Medal 1910-1922 2nd type 1918-1922 with fixed suspender, 3 clasps, Sudan 1912, Miri, Fasher, unnamed. - £595.00

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Khedive's Sudan Medal 1910-1922
Type2nd type 1918-1922 with fixed suspender
  • Sudan 1912
  • Miri
  • Fasher

Sudan 1912 March 1912.
This bar was awarded to thirteen British Officers seconded to the Egyptian Army and twenty-one native officers and four hundred and seven men of the 13th Sudanese Infantry, under Major Leveson, DSO for operations against the Adonga Anuak. Two British and three native officers, together with forty-two other ranks, were killed in these operations, which ended on the Abyssinian border.
In March 1915, it was learned that Fiki Ali, with his followers in the Miri Hills, intended to attack the District Headquarters at Kadugli. Reinforcements consisting of cavalry, camelry, and four other companies of infantry were sent to reinforce the garrison and then Fili Ali was attacked. The active operations lasted from the 15th to the 21st of April.
H Force under the command of Major McGowan Cameroon Highlanders left Fasher on patrol to find Sultan Ali Diner and a similar force under Major Huddleston, Dorset’s, left Dibbis. They surprised Ali Dinar and his son at camp in Guiba.
A short fight took place and after a short fight the body of Sultan Ali Diner was found and his son Zakaria who had escaped gave himself up. Approximately 500 clasps issued including R.F.C. and A.S. Corps.