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Bar, 'Central India', officially impressed naming - Wm. NELSON, 72nd. Highlanders : (WILLIAM NELSON - Attested for the 72nd.(Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders), on 22 December 1843 and served a total of 21 years, 27 days being discharged at his own request on 10 January 1865 : He had served at Gibraltar and in the West Indies, North America, Malta, the Crimea and East Indies during the suppression of the Sepoy Mutiny : He was twice tried by Court Martial and received terms of imprisonment, firstly in April 1848 and then again in October 1853 : He was present at the Siege and Fall of Sebastopol in 1855, for which he received the Crimea Medal with bar : During the Indian Mutiny he was present at the Siege of Kotah in March 1858 and took part in the Battle of Bunnass on 14 August 1858.) : Sold with verification and copy Discharge Papers : Contact marks and some edge bruising but naming is not affected : Generally VF - £425