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Lot 88
An Indian Mutiny I.O.M. pair to Rifleman B.Bhundaree, Sirmoor Rifle Battalion,
Sold for £5,170 (US$ 8,090) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Indian Mutiny I.O.M. pair to Rifleman B.Bhundaree, Sirmoor Rifle Battalion,
Indian Order of Merit, Military Division, Reward of Valour 1837-1912, 3rd Class in silver; Indian Mutiny 1857-58, one bar, Delhi, impressed (Rifleman Bahadoor Bhundaree Sirmoor Rifle Battn). Some enamel damage to the first, and light pitting to the second, otherwise very fine. (2)

Footnotes

  • General Orders 380 of 1858.

    Sold with a copy of details from Deeds of Valour of the India Soldier which won The Indian Order of Merit, 1925, confirming Sepoy Nahadoor Bundaree the award of the 3rd Class of the Order of Merit for his distinguished and conspicuous act of gallantry performed during the seige of Delhi. His award was among one Second Class and a total of 20 for the Third Class.
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