An Indian Mutiny Medal to Assistast Surgeon W. Ashton, 53rd Regiment


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Condition: Generally very fine
Availability: IN STOCK

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Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp (ASSt SURGn Wm ASHTON, M.B., 53RD REGt). Served in the Mutiny with firstly the 79th Highlanders at the storming of Rampore Kussia and then with the 53rd Foot at the General Hospital at Calcutta. Promoted Staff Surgeon 1860, transferred to the Royal Artillery 1864 and appointed Surgeon Major on the Staff 1872. Brigade Surgeon 1888. Died 1904. Good very fine