A C.B., Indian D.S.O. group of five to Surgeon Major General R.Harvey, Indian Medical Service,
Lot 110
A C.B., Indian D.S.O. group of five to Surgeon General R.Harvey, Indian Medical Service,
Sold for £5,400 (US$ 8,974) inc. premium
Lot Details
A C.B., Indian D.S.O. group of five to Surgeon General R.Harvey, Indian Medical Service,
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B., silver-gilt and enamel; Distinguished Service Order, V.R. in silver-gilt and enamel; Jubilee 1897, silver issue; India General Service 1854-95, four bars, Bhootan; Looshai, Samana 1891, Hazara 1891, impressed (Asst, Surgn. R.Harvey 31st N.I.); India General Service 1895-1902, one bar, Punjab Frontier 1897-98 (Surgn: Major Gl R.Harvey. I.M.S.). Very fine or better. (5)

Footnotes

  • C.B. London Gazette 21.12.1898.

    D.S.O. London Gazette 19.11.1891.

    "In recognition of services during the late Miranzai Expedition Robert Harvey, M.B. Indian Medical Service."

    Sugeon General Robert Harvey was born in 1842, he was the son of Alexander Harvey M.D. of Broomhill, Aberdeen. He entered the Bengal Medical Service in 1865, served with the Bhootan Expedition in 1865; with the Lushai Expedition 1871-72 (despatches); He became Surgeon Major 1877 and was promoted to Brigade Surgeon 1888; served as P.M.O. with both Miranzai Expeditions (MID twice) and created a Companion of the D.S.O. Presented to him in India on 22nd July 1892. He became Deputy Surgeon-General, 1891; served with the Hazara Field Force, 1891, and with the Isazai Expedition, 1892, as P.M.O. (MID); formerley Inspector-General of Hospitals, Bengal; appointed P.M.O. to Punjab Forces, 1895; became Surgeon-Major-General 1895; was a Fellow of the Calcutta University and of the Obstetrical Society. He was created a C.B. in 1898 and died on the 1st December 1901.
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