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Afghanistan Medal 1878-1880, 3 Clasps: Charasia, Kabul, Kandahar, awarded to Private James Wilson, 92nd Regiment of Foot - the Gordon Highlanders, and was present during the Second Afghanistan War at the Battle of Charasai on 6th October 1879, at the Batt

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Afghanistan Medal 1878-1880, 3 Clasps: Charasia, Kabul, Kandahar, awarded to Private James Wilson, 92nd Regiment of Foot - the Gordon Highlanders, and was present during the Second Afghanistan War at the Battle of Charasai on 6th October 1879, at the Battle of Kabul from 10th to 23rd December 1879, and having then taken part in Lord Robert’s famous march from Kabul to Kandahar which lasted from 9th to 31st August 1880, was then present in action at Kandahar on 1st September 1880. It was whilst fighting at Kandahar on 1st September 1880 that Wilson was mortally wounded, and he died of his wounds the very next day, 2nd September 1880, he having suffered a gunshot wound to his right side.

Afghanistan Medal 1878-1880, 3 Clasps: Charasia, Kabul, Kandahar; (1593 PTE: J. WILSON. 92ND: HIGHRS:)

Condition: slight contact wear and edge bruising and lightly polished, Very Fine.

James Wilson saw service as a Private (No.1593) with the 92nd Regiment of Foot - the Gordon Highlanders, and was present during the Second Afghanistan War at the Battle of Charasai on 6th October 1879, at the Battle of Kabul from 10th to 23rd December 1879, and having then taken part in Lord Robert’s famous march from Kabul to Kandahar which lasted from 9th to 31st August 1880, was then present in action at Kandahar on 1st September 1880. It was whilst fighting at Kandahar on 1st September 1880 that Wilson was mortally wounded, and he died of his wounds the very next day, 2nd September 1880, he having suffered a gunshot wound to his right side.