Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp (LIEUT A.J. DOIG, 15TH BOMBAY N.I.). Born at Belgaum, India, son of John Doig, a Surgeon in the Bombay Army, he was educated at Edinburgh Academy and nominated as a Cadet in the HEIC Army for the 1854/5 season, commissioned a

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Indian Mutiny Medal, no clasp (LIEUT A.J. DOIG, 15TH BOMBAY N.I.). Born at Belgaum, India, son of John Doig, a Surgeon in the Bombay Army, he was educated at Edinburgh Academy and nominated as a Cadet in the HEIC Army for the 1854/5 season, commissioned as an Ensign 16th July 1855 and posted to the 15th Bombay Native Infantry as a very promising young officer. During the Mutiny he was present at the siege and surrender of Shorapore Fort 9th Feb 1858, Appointed to the Bombay Staff Corps 14th December 1861, transferred to the Jacobs Rifles as Adjutant 28th February 1863, Quartermaster 1874, Major 16th July 1875, transferred to the 15th Bombay Native Infantry as Wing Officer 1875, appointed Superintendent of Bazaars at Malagaon 1875, Lt-Colonel 1882 and Magistrate at Malagaon 1887, died 14th July 1888. Comes with some research, including a typed history of his service appointments, copy East India Company attestation papers with whom he served for 25 years