​ A very fine Army of India Medal 1793-1805, 1 Clasp: Ava, awarded to Colour Sergeant Isaac Pyke, 13th Somerset Regiment of Foot, who served from September 1805 through to July 1826, being promoted to Colour Sergeant around the time of the First Burma War, he saw serving during the Ava Campaign of 1824 to 1826.

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Product ID: CMA/22805
Condition: light scuff mark to Queen’s neck, overall Nearly Extremely Fine.
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A very fine Army of India Medal 1793-1805, 1 Clasp: Ava, awarded to Colour Sergeant Isaac Pyke, 13th Somerset Regiment of Foot, who served from September 1805 through to July 1826, being promoted to Colour Sergeant around the time of the First Burma War, he saw serving during the Ava Campaign of 1824 to 1826.

Army of India Medal 1793-1805, 1 Clasp: Ava; (COLOR SERJT. I. PYKE, 13TH FOOT.)

Condition: light scuff mark to Queen’s neck, overall Nearly Extremely Fine.

Isaac Pyke enlisted into the British Army on 4th September 1805 as a Private with the 13th Somerset Regiment of Foot. Promoted to Corporal after 4 years 201 days service as a Private, he then served as a Corporal for 179 days before being promoted to Sergeant in which rank he saw service for 14 years and 11 days, being then promoted to Colour Sergeant around the time of the Firstr Burma War, and served in this rank for 1 year and 294 days.

Pyke served for 20 years and 322 days service before being eventually discharged at Taunton as a result of chronic dysentery and asthma on 22nd July 1826, the dysentery having no doubt been brought on by his service in the First Burma War during the Ava Campaign of 1824 to 1826.  


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