Dixon's medals

India General Service Medal 1854-1895, 1 clasp, Jowaki 1877-8, (2119 Pte. 51st Foot.). 2119 Private C. Meecham, 51st Foot - £525.00

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Details

ConditionVF/GVF
DocumentsYes
BoxedNo
Product ID1030524

Recipient

NameC. Meecham
RankPrivate
Unit51st Foot
Regimental No.2119

Attached Medals

India General Service Medal 1854-1895
Notes(2119 Pte. 51st Foot.)
Clasps
  • Jowaki 1877-8
Afghanistan Medal 1878-1880
Notes(2119 Pte. 51st Regt.)
Clasps
  • Ali Musjid

No papers found except medal rolls and musters but sold with a good write-up regarding his and the regiments movements. In 1875-76 the regiment with families marched from Fyzabad on 4.11.1875 calling at Delhi for camp exercises 13.11.1875 to 19.1.1876 along with manoeuvres, leaving Delhi they eventually arrived at Peshawar on 23.1.1876 a staggering fete a march of 977 miles. During December the regiment was involved at Jowaki 1877 and Fort Makeson Kohat Pass. Sold with further information concerning skirmishes in Burma, medals and clasps confirmed.