SAGS (1) 1879 (543. Pte. W. Trowell. 1/24th Foot.)
Together with a 24th Foot helmet plate excavated from the battlefield at Isandhlwana, this in excavated condition, the medal polished with some scratching in obverse field.
William Trowell was born on 13 July 1860, and attested for the 25th Brigade as a Boy on 24 August 1874. Appointed to the 1/24th Foot he was killed in action at the battle of Isandhlwana on 22 January 1879. His effects were claimed by his brother and sister. Confirmed in The Noble 24th by Norman Holme but his Christian name incorrectly given as Edward.