Sutlej Medal, Sobraon reverse, to Lieutenant T.E.B. Lees, 43rd Regiment Native Infantry, died in September 1865 whilst second in command of 31st Bengal Native Infantry.

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Sutlej Medal, Sobraon reverse, with unofficial Subraon clasp (LIEUt T:E:B: LEES 43RD REGt N:I:)

Thomas Ellis Bridgeman Lees, Major and Second in Command, 43rd Bengal Native Infantry. Born 1820 and entered the HEIC as a Cadet in 1840, Ensign September 1840. Lieutenant January 1845, Captain November 1856. Appointed 2nd in Command of the 2nd Assam Light Infantry 1859, transferred to the Bengal Staff Corps as a Major. He died at Nynee Tal on the 19th September 1865 when Second in Command of the 31st Bengal Native Infantry.