An India General Service Medal 1854-1895, 1 Clasp: Pegu, awarded to Captain P.B. Young, 19th Madras Native Infantry, Honourable East India Company Forces, who saw service during the Pegu Campaign in the Second Burma War which lasted from 28th March 1852 through to 30th June 1853 as the regimental adjutant, and died at Madras in May 1858.
India General Service Medal 1854, one clasp: Pegu; (CAPTN. PETER B. YOUNG. 19TH: REGT. M.N.I.)
Peter Brockhurst Young was born on 4th June 1809 in London, and having opted for a career with the Honourable East India Company Forces was accepted as a Cadet at Addiscombe in the 1826 to 1827 season, being then commissioned as an Ensign into the Madras Army on 21st February 1828, and appointed to the 19th Madras Native Infantry. Promoted to Lieutenant on 16th February 1833, he married Elizabeth Lucy Sheppard at Velore on the 15th April 1835, and the next year, was appointed to the staff as Adjutant on 25th November 1836. Young saw service during the Pegu Campaign in the Second Burma War which lasted from 28th March 1852 through to 30th June 1853, and was promoted to Captain on 22nd June 1854, but died at Madras on 22nd May 1858. He had three children, all born out in India, and his wife died on 27th September 1866.