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India General Service Medal 1854-1895, 1 clasp, Sikkim 1888. 339 Private C. Newton, 2nd Bn Derbyshire Regiment - £385.00

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Product ID1026540


NameC. Newton
Unit2nd Bn Derbyshire Regiment
Regimental No.339

Attached Medals

India General Service Medal 1854-1895
  • Sikkim 1888

Only two companies of the 2/Derbys were present approximately 481 men which makes this a very scarce clasp to British unit the Derbys were the only regiment present apart from a handful of old specialist men of other regiments. Christopher enlisted in the Derby regiment 19.9.1892 and served 12 years including 5 years, 363 days in East Indies.
Worked at the Clifton collieries and saw service in the 1914-18 war in the Royal Defence Corps, 31.12.1914 to 17.1.1918, discharged having served 3 years, 18 days, papers state ‘deceased’
Verified on Roll.