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INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 1854, OFFICER 35TH. REGIMENT, MADRAS NATIVE INFANTRY :

Bar 'Pegu', officially impressed naming - Lieutt. G.A. SANDYS, 35th. Regt. M.N.I. (Madras Native Infantry) : (GEORGE ARTHUR SANDYS - Born 1826, the son of Captain George and Sarah Theresa Sandys, baptized 1829 : Served with 35th.Regiment, Madras Native Infantry during the Pegu Campaign of 1852 and would almost certainly have been present with the Regiment at the storming and capture of the Shwe Dagon Pagoda at Rangoon on 12-14 April 1852 : In 1857 he married Harriet Agnes Fullerton and died later the same year at the age of only 31 years.) : Some contact marks, claw tightened and with one or two small edge nicks, not affecting the naming : VF - £425