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Photograph. 1885 New South Wales Sudan Contingent lot: Photograph, Sepia toned (original) of Veterans of the Contingent marching through Sydney in uniform behind their banner carried by uniformed Veterans ca 1918 (possibly as part of the Victory March), 125x100mm; a scarce & unusual 'campaign award' for the contingent - a sterling silver finger ring, fancy chisel-cut engraved around circumference 'Soudan' (sic) in capital letters & inside band in script the initials 'R.J' (dia of inner band 21mm). These initials equate with #344 Private Robert Jervis, born Donegal, Ireland. Enl NSW Sudan Cont, 'D' Coy Infantry. To Sudan with contingent & RtA - disch to Militia - 23/6/1885. Jervis died in 1925. He was obviously proud of his service & presumably the ring was a presentation piece to him either on his departure or his return. Details faint, but legible. Ring worn through use. Overall VGC. NSW Contingent to Sudan items scarce (P)AVAILABLE at A$300