Lot Archive

Lot

№ 331

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8 December 1994

Hammer Price:
£330

Pair: Major Henry Buck, 53rd Regiment

PUNJAB 1848-49, 1 clasp, Goojerat (Lieut., 53rd Foot); INDIAN MUTINY 1857-58, 1 clasp, Lucknow (Captn., 53rd Regt.) contact marks and edge bruising, nearly very fine (2)

Major Henry Buck served in the Sutlej campaign including the affair of Buddiwal, and actions of Aliwal and Sobraon. Punjab campaign in 1849, including the battle of Goojerat. Indian campaign of 1857-59, including the action of Khodagunge and entry into Futtehghur, storm and capture of Meangunge, siege and capture of Lucknow, affair of Koorsie, passage of the Goomtee and occupation of Sultanpore, passage of the Gogra at Fyzabad on 25th Nov., action of Toolespore, and minor affairs.