This is what I have:
THOMAS John – Private – 25B/1391 – 2nd/24th
See 1925 photo 25b/971 Driscoll.
Personal details:Baptised Peter Edmonds this being his true name.
Brothers/sisters: One brother known.
Name sometimes spelt Edmunds.
Service details: Did not die in South Africa as reported.
Arrived Casemate Barracks Gibraltar 13/1/1880 aboard H.M.S.Orontes.
Reported to Royal Hospital Chelsea, London as an in-pensioner under AO68/GEN/5162.
Honours/awards: South Africa Medal 1877-8-9 “Clasp 1877-8-9”. Held by The Royal Welsh (formerly South Wales Borderers – Royal Regiment of Wales 24th/41st Foot) Museum Brecon.
Death: Bridgend, Glamorganshire, Wales 4/1/1939 at his brother’s home.
Footnote: A John Edmonds from Pontypool was reported as “Killed Isandlwana” in the Free Press of Monmouth 1879.