Pair to Surgeon Captain E.C.Corcoran, Army Medical Service,
Ashanti Star 1896; East and West Africa 1887-1900, one bar, 1898 (Surg: Capt: E.C.Corcoran. A.M.S.). Very fine or better. (2)
Captain Edward Corcoran was born on the 5th June 1963, He was promoted to Surgeon afterwards Surgeon Captain on the 5th February 1887, and in the spring of that year went to West Africa. He served in Ashanti from 1895-96 and is confirmed on the roll for the Ashanti Star. Died on the 23rd February 1898 at Okuta, in the Hinterland of Lagos, of malaria contracted while on field service.