Egypt Medal with Suakin 1885 clasp to William Joseph Challen, a blacksmith aboard H.M.S. Tyne.
William Joseph Challen was born 20th January 1863 at Chichester, Sussex. Already a blacksmith by trade he signed up into the Royal Navy for 10 years on 4th June 1884. The medal roll confirms the medal and clasp.
Medal to W. J. CHALLEN. BLKSTH’S CREW. H.M.S. TYNE.