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India General Service Medal 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, (3978 Pte. 11th. Hussars.) the 'ew' of Dewar officially corrected. 9378 Private A.E. Dewar, 11th Hussars - £255.00

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Details

Condition1st EF
DocumentsYes
BoxedNo
Product ID1031191

Recipient

NameA.E. Dewar
RankPrivate
Unit11th Hussars
Regimental No.9378

Attached Medals

India General Service Medal 1895-1902
Notes(3978 Pte. 11th. Hussars.) the 'ew' of Dewar officially corrected
Clasps
  • Punjab Frontier 1897-98
Temperance Medal
Metalin silver
NotesThe crest of Prince Albert within a wreath inscribed ' prince Albert's' Own Hussars'

Albert Edward Dewar was born in Edinburgh on 20 February 1872 and attested there for the 11th Hussars on 10 September 1895. He served with the Regiment in India from 11 September 1896. and took part in the operations on the Punjab Frontier, 1897-98, prior to purchasing his discharge on 13 October 1899, after 4 years and 44 days’ service. He was recalled to the Colours on the outbreak of the Great War on 19 December 1914, and served with the Army Service Corps in the Egyptian theatre of War from 23 February 1915. He was advanced to Warrant Officer Class II, and was discharged on 13 February 1919 (also received a Silver War Badge). He subsequently served as a trolley bus driver in London, and died at Ealing, Middlesex, on 1 June 1952.11th Hussars Temperance Medal referenced in Balmer, R.66.