3540 Sjt. J. Gilbrook, Lancashire Fusiliers.
Queen’s Sudan Medal; Queen’s South Africa Medal clasps Tugela Heights, Orange Free
State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laings Nek; King’s South Africa Medal clasps South
Africa 1901, South Africa 1902; Khedive’s Sudan Medal clasp Khartoum.
With four photocopy pages of service documents, a photocopy of the QSA roll page,
recipient’s original handwritten Boer War diary and a 17 page typewritten transcription.
Jacob Gilbrook enlisted at London 11 December 1890 aged 14 years 9 months. Born St.
Georges East, London. Occupation musician. Also served in the occupation of Crete 1898.
Discharged 16 November 1903. Character very good. Served in ‘G’ Company, 2nd Battalion.