Six to Lieutenant Colonel H.A.Ledgard, Indian Medical Service,
Lot 298
Six to Lieutenant Colonel H.A.Ledgard, Indian Medical Service,
Sold for £432 (US$ 726) inc. premium
Lot Details
Six to Lieutenant Colonel H.A.Ledgard, Indian Medical Service,
India General Service 1936-39, one bar, North West Frontier 1937-39 (Capt.H.A.Ledgard, I.M.S.); Defence Medal; War Medal with MID Oakleaf; India Service Medal; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937. Mounted as worn. Very fine. (6)

Footnotes

  • M.I.D. London Gazette 25.10.1940.

    Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Arthur Ledgard was born on 7th December 1903. He was educated at Charterhouse School and the University of Leeds, where he graduated M.B., Ch.B. in 1926. After holding house appointments at Sheffield Royal Infirmary, he was in general practice at Rochdale from 1930 to 1933, and became honorary medical officer in charge of the orthopaedic and electrotherapy departments at Rochdale Infirmary. He then entered the Indian Medical Service as a Lieutenant and retired with the rank of Major when the service ceased to exist in 1947. In 1940 his name was brought to notice in recognition of distinguished services in the field. He then served with the Royal Horse Guards and was gazetted Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel in November 1951. He died at Windsor on 11th April 1952.
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