Pair to Colonel C.W.Yonge, Bombay Staff Corps, late 2nd Belooch and 16th Native Infantry,
Lot 172
Pair to Colonel C.W.Yonge, Bombay Staff Corps, late 2nd Belooch and 16th Native Infantry,
Sold for £552 (US$ 886) inc. premium

Lot Details
Pair to Colonel C.W.Yonge, Bombay Staff Corps, late 2nd Belooch and 16th Native Infantry,
Indian Mutiny 1857-58, no bar (Lieutt C.W.Yonge 16th Regiment N.I.); Abyssinia 1866-67, (Captn C.W.Yonge Bombay Staff Corps). Both medals with ornate silver mounting bars for wear. The Abyssinia with resoldered suspension, otherwise minor contact marks, very fine. (2)

Footnotes

  • Colonel Charles William Yonge: Second Lieutenant 10.12.1854; Lieutenant 23.11.1856; Captain 10.12.1866; Major 10.12.1874; Lieutenant Colonel 10.12.1880; Colonel 13.3.1884.

    Served with the 16th N.I. at the Mutiny of the native battery of artillery at Shirkarpoor Upper Sindh on the 22nd Sept 1857. Also served in China with the 2nd Belooch Regt in 1862/63 against the Taepings around Shanghai and at Quinsan in support of Colonel Gordon's Operations before Soochow.

    Attached to the 27th N.I. from 1st May 1855- 31st October 1855. Joined 16th N.I. 6.11.1855. Regimental Duty 6th November 1855 to 1st November 1857. Attached to 2nd Belooch Regiment 2.11.1857. Regimental Duty 2.11.1857 to 26.9.1858. Adjutant of Regiment from 26.9.1858 to 25.4.1863. Duty Officer 2nd Belooch Regt from 27.4.1863 to 1.5.1864. Duty Officer 16th N.I. from 16.7.1864 to 25.2.1865. Furlough to Europe from 29.3.1865 to 27.6.1866. Captain of Division Transport Trains Abyssianian Expedition from 21.10.1867 to 25.3.1868. Furlough to Europe on Medical Certificate from 26.3.1868 to 3.4.18**.

    Sold with various research.
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