Lot Archive


№ 130


8 December 1994

Hammer Price:

ARMY OF INDIA 1799-1826, 1 clasp, Bhurtpoor (Lieut. D. Ewart, Arty.) short hyphen reverse, officially impressed naming, nearly extremely fine

David Ewart was born in Camberwell, Surrey, in 1803 and entered the Bengal Army in 1819. He served at Bhurtpoor with the 2nd troop, 1st brigade, Horse Artillery. Ewart retired with the rank of Hon. Colonel in 1854 and died at his home in Dumfries in August 1880.