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Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-58, bar, 'Central India', officially impressed naming - Gr.& Dr. John Coltman, 6th.Cy. 14th. Bn. RA.; Second China War Medal 1857-60, no bar, officially impressed naming - Gunner John Coltman, 8th. Batt. 14th. Bde. RA. : ( JOHN COLTMAN - Born around 1834, a moulder by trade on 21 January 1856 when he enlisted at Carlisle. He was posted to 14th. Battalion, Royal Artillery and served in India where he took part in the suppression of the mutiny with the Saugor Field Force under the command of Brigadier G. C. Whitlock, which subsequently joined the Nagpore Moveable Column and was present at the action of Kubrae (Kubrai) on 17 April 1858 and the Battle of Banda the following day. He went on the serve with 14th. Brigade in the Second China War where the 8th. Battery was engaged in the operations of 1860. The recipient was discharged on 23 May 1863 almost certainly being unfit for further service.) : The bar 'Central India' which is loose on the ribbon, is an old good quality copy, and the medal appears to be as issued without a bar affixed. The recipient is confirmed on the Medal Roll as being entitled to this bar : Sold with verification and copy extract taken from "The Saugor Field Force" which details the Battle of Banda : Medals toned and NEF - £725