A C.B. pair to Surgeon Major A.A.Gore, Army Medical Department??? check??
Lot 109
A C.B. pair to Surgeon Major A.A.Gore, Army Medical Department,
Sold for £1,800 (US$ 3,046) inc. premium
Lot Details
A C.B. pair to Surgeon Major A.A.Gore, Army Medical Department,
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B., Military Division breast badge, in silver-gilt and enaeml; Ashantee 1873-4, no bar (Surgn Major, A.A.Gore, M.D, 1873-4.). Very slight enaemel damage to one arm of the CB, otherwise very fine. (2)

Footnotes

  • C.B. London Gazette 3.6.1899.

    Doctor A.A.Gore served at the bombardment and destruction of the Timmance town of Massougha on the Sierra Leone river on 10th December, attack on Madoukia 27th December, storm and capture of the stockaded Fetish town of Rohea on 28th Dec 1861- mentioned in general orders for services and conspicuous bravery, and specially recommended for promotion in 1868. Served in the Ashanti War in 1873 as Sanitary Officer, and was severely wounded in the action of the 3rd November near Dunquah, and was also wounded at Quarman on the 17th November. He died on 10th March 1901.
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