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India General Service Medal 1854-1895, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1894-5. Lieutenant E.W. MckBallantyne, 1st Punjab Cavalry - £750.00

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Product ID1030119


NameE.W. MckBallantyne
Unit1st Punjab Cavalry

Attached Medals

India General Service Medal 1854-1895
  • Waziristan 1894-5

Edgar William Mck Ballantyne was commissioned into the South Wales Borderers 25.7.1891, seconded for service with Indian Staff Corps 3.11.1893. He was Mentioned in Despatches by Brig Gen Turner for Waziristan Campaign "The Officer Commanding 1st Punjab Cavalry, brings to notice the services of:- Lieutenant E.W. McK Ballantyne, both for his pluck and dash in the charges, as well as in going into the horse lines and killing one or more of the enemy who were cutting loose the horses." He was promoted Capt 10.7.1901 with 27th Light Cavalry, appointed Sqn Commander 1.5.1903, awarded 1903 Delhi Durbar Medal while on duty with His Excellency the Governor of French Settlements in India, appointed ADC to Governor of Madras 30.4.1904.