An extremely rare India General Service Medal 1854-1895, 1 Clasp: Kachin Hills 1892-93, awarded to Private F. Sullivan, 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment, who was one of 112 other ranks of his unit to have been present during the operations in the Kachin Hills between 3rd December 1892 and 3rd March 1893. Of the 112 other ranks from the regiment who took part in the operations and received the medal with this clasp, only a small number of medals are known to have surfaced.

Price: £1,850.00


Product ID: CMA/26264
Condition: Nearly Extremely Fine
Availability: IN STOCK
Description:

An extremely rare India General Service Medal 1854-1895, 1 Clasp: Kachin Hills 1892-93, awarded to Private F. Sullivan, 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment, who was one of 112 other ranks of his unit to have been present during the operations in the Kachin Hills between 3rd December 1892 and 3rd March 1893. Of the 112 other ranks from the regiment who took part in the operations and received the medal with this clasp, only a small number of medals are known to have surfaced.

India General Service Medal 1854-1895, 1 Clasp: Kachin Hills 1892-93; (2606 PTE: F. SULLIVAN 2D. BN: P.W.O. YORKSHIRE REGT)

Condition: Nearly Extremely Fine.

Awarded to Private (No.2606) F. Sullivan, 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment, who was one of 112 men of his unit to have been present during the operations in the Kachin Hills between 3rd December 1892 and 3rd March 1893. Of the 112 other ranks from the regiment who took part in the operations, only a small number of medals are known to have surfaced. The British fielded some 1200 men and suffered heavy casualties, with 3 officers killed and 3 wounded, and 102 men killed or wounded. The majority of the British force was made up of native soldiers, with British soldiers gaining 118 medals in all.