Pair to Surgeon C.Scott, 32nd Foot,
Lot 200
Pair to Surgeon C.Scott, 32nd Foot,
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium
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Pair to Surgeon C.Scott, 32nd Foot,
India General Service 1854-95, one bar, North West Frontier (Surgeon Chas Scott. 32nd Foot.); Indian Mutiny 1857-58, one bar, Defence of Lucknow (Surgn C.Scott, M.D. 32nd L.I.). Toned very fine or better. (2)

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  • C.B. London Gazette 1858.

    M.I.D. London Gazette 1857.

    Assistant Surgeon 7th November 1834; Surgeon 9th May 1845; Surgeon-Major 7th Spetember 1858; Deputy Inspector-General 31st December 1858; Honorary Inspector-General 25th March 1862.

    Dr Charles Scott served in the Punjab campaign of 1848-49, and was present with the 32nd Regiment at the first and second seige operations before Mooltan, including the capture of the city and surrender of the fortress; also present at the surrender of the fort and garrison of Cheniote and battle of Goojerat (Medal with two clasps for Mooltan and Goojerat). Served with the force under Sir Colin Campbell against the Peshawar Frontier Hill Tribes in 1852 (medal with NWF clasp). Served in the Indian Mutiny 1857-58, including the Defence of the residency of Lucknow until the final relief by Lord Clyde on the 24th November 1857; afterwards present at the defeat of the Gwalior rebels at Cawnpore on the 6th December. Mentioned in Despatches for eminent services throughout the whole seige of Lucknow. Entitled to Indian Mutiny with Defence of Lucknow clasp, and C.B.. Promoted to Staff-Surgeon 1st Class and Deputy Inspector General of Hospitals, and nominated Honorary Surgeon to the Queen. Placed on Half-Pay on 25th March 1862. He died in 1877.
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