"Lieutenant Edward Henry Vere Haldene, 88th Foot.
Edward Henry Vere Haldene was born 11th December 1857.First saw service with the Royal Monmouth Engineers Militia and enlisted in 1876, as a Sub- Lieutenant.2nd Lieutenant.1st May 1878. Bombay Staff Corps 19th October 1882, Q. master 9th April 1883, died 20th July 1886 aged 30 at Barreilly, India. 2nd Lieutenant Haldane served with the 88th regiment (Connaught Rangers) throughout its various operations in the Zulu War. The Regimental History by Jourdain & Fraser has a named photo of 14 officers of the regiment at Fort Tenedos including Lieutenant Haldane.
South Africa Medal 1877-1879, 1 clasp, 1879; Egypt Medal 1882-1889 (Undated), 2 clasps,
Suakin 1885, Tofrek; Khedive's Star 1882-1891 Dated 1884-6. Unnamed as issued Tofrek RARE for a British Officer"