Lot Archive

Lot

№ 550

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7 April 1994

Hammer Price:
£230

An unusual group with two I.G.S. 1908 medals awarded to Captain J. A. C. O'Hara, Indian Army

BRITISH WAR MEDAL (2. Lieut.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, 2 clasps, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, Burma 1930-32 (Lieut. [Actg. Capt.I 1/35/Sikhs.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1908-35, G.V.R., 2nd issue, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1935 (Capt., I.A.S.C.); INDIA SERVICE MEDAL 1939-45, unnamed as issued clasp retaining rod lacking on the second LG.S., otherwise good very fine (4)

James Ambrose Columbkill O’Hara served in France and Belgium 17 March, 1917 to 18 June, 1918; Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, mentioned in despatches, London Gazette, 3 August, 1920; Burma 1930-32; North West Frontier (Mohmand) 1935.