India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Pegu to Lieutenant Colonel H.S. Foord, Commanding Artillery. Repeatedly mentioned in official communiques.
India General Service Medal 1854, clasp Pegu (LIEUt COLl H.S. FOORD. COMMd ARTy)
Henry Stilles Foord, Colonel Commanding, Madras Artillery. Henry Stilles Foord, was born in 1798, son of Edward Foord, Assistant Dock, Master, East India Docks. Educated at Bluecoat School. Nominated for the Honourable East India Company, by Joseph Cotton at the recommendation of the Cadet’s father in 1813-16, commissioned a Lieutenant Fireworker, Madras Artillery. In June 1817, and saw active service in the Third Mahratta (Pindari) War Commanding a Brigade of guns under Lieutenant-Colonel Agnew, C.B., at Ryepoor, December 1818-April 1821. Promoted to Lieutenant in May 1819, Captain in January 1828, Brevet Major in November 1841, Major in July 1845, Lieutenant-Colonel in May 1849. On the formation of the Burma Expedition in early 1852. Foord was appointed Commander of the Artillery, Madras Brigade. Took part in the capture of Prome on 9th October 1852. He was repeatedly ‘Mentioned’ in official communiques during the Second Burma Campaign. Foord was granted the brevet of Colonel on 28th November 1854. He died at Secunderabad on 4th November 1857, aged 50. With research, and a black and white copy image of Foord in civilian clothes.