Three to Lieutenant Colonel A.L.Brown, Medical Staff,
Lot 210
Three to Lieutenant Colonel A.L.Brown, Medical Staff,
Sold for £3,840 (US$ 6,050) inc. premium

Lot Details
Three to Lieutenant Colonel A.L.Brown, Medical Staff,
Ashantee 1873-74, one bar, Coomassie (Surgeon, A.L.Brown, 1873-4.); South Africa 1877-79, one bar, 1878-9 (Surgeon A.L.Brown. A.M.Dept); Egypt 1882-89, undated reverse, one bar, The Nile 1884-85 (Surgn Maj: A.L.Brown, Med: Staff.). Toned very fine. (3)

Footnotes

  • M.I.D. London 7.5.1879; 21.8.1879.

    Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Lennon Brown was born on the 15th December 1842. He was educated at the Ledwich School, Dublin, and after taking the L.K.Q.C.P. and L.R.C.S.I. in 1866. He entered the army as Assistant Surgeon in 1868. He attained the rank of Brigade-Surgeon Lieutenant Colonel 1894, and retired on the 15th December 1897. He served in the Ashantee War of 1873-74, and was present at the battle of Amoaful, and in the advance on Kumasi and was mentioned in despatches. In the South Africa war of 1877-79 he was in the operations against the Gaikas and in the Zulu campaign where he was present at the battles of Kambula and Ulundi, and was mentioned in despatches. He served in the Sudan campaign of 1884-85, with the Nile column and in the Sudan in 1885-86 with the Frontier Field Force, when he took part in the action at Giniss.

    He died at Pinhoe, Exeter on the 6th July 1924, aged 81.
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