Pair to Surgeon Major R.S.O.Thring, Indian Cavalry, late 62nd Foot,
Lot 199
Pair to Surgeon Major R.S.O.Thring, Indian Cavalry, late 62nd Foot,
Sold for £1,140 (US$ 1,916) inc. premium
Lot Details
Pair to Surgeon Major R.S.O.Thring, Indian Cavalry, late 62nd Foot,
Sutlej 1845-46, no bar, engraved (Assistant Surgeon R.S.O.Thring M.D. doing duty with Her Majesty's 62nd Foot); Punjab 1848-49, two bars, Goojerat Mooltan (Asst Surgn R.S.O.Thring, M.D. 11th Irregular Cavy). Light contact marks, very fine. (2)

Footnotes

  • Surgeon Major Richard Southby Otto Thring was born in January 1818; M.D. Edinburgh 1840, M.R.C.S. 1841; Assistant Surgeon 20th April 1845; Surgeon 11th March 1859; Surgeon Major 20th April 1865. Retired 10th April 1868. He died at Batheaston on the 2nd September 1875. Served in both the First and Second Sikh Wars and was present at the seige and capture of Mooltan, battle of Goojerat, and pursuit to Peshawar.
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