Lot Archive


№ 79


16 October 1996

Hammer Price:

India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Pegu (Thos. Sheldon, Corpl. Arty. Gd. “Feerooz”) some light edge bruises, otherwise very fine and rare

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, The Douglas-Morris Collection of Naval Medals.

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All the Indian Marine ships of the squadron employed on service in Burma, were supplied with detachments of Bombay European Artillerymen, who did duty as Marines. A total of 57 such Artillerymen are shown on the medal rolls, 15 aboard the FEEROOZ, of whom Corporal Sheldon was the second senior.