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eMedals-Afghanistan Medal, 1878-1880 - 72nd Highlanders

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Afghanistan Medal, 1878-1880 - 72nd Highlanders


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Afghanistan Medal, 1878-1880 - 72nd Highlanders

3 Clasps - CHARASIA, KABUL, KANDAHAR (58B/803 PTE. J. LAMONT. 72ND HIGHRS). Naming is officially engraved in italic capitals. Very crisp detail, high relief, bright patina, minor contact marks, extremely fine. Accompanied by copies of the Roll of NCOs eligible for the Afghainstan Medal, plus copies of Pay Lists for the 58th Infantry Brigade at Sterling (1876), the 72nd Foot at Lucknow (1881) and the Seaforth Highlanders at Parkhurst (1882). Footnote: John Lamont was with the 72nd Foot, Seaforth Highlanders in the Second Afghan War and is documented in the Seaforth Highlanders "Roll of Effective and Non Effective Offcers, Non Commissioned Officers and Men of the Regiment entitled to the Medal for the Afghan War", with the Charasial (sic), Kabul and Kandahar clasps. It also states that he was entitled to a Bronze Star and was with the Service Depot.
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