one bar, 1877-8 (Surgeon J.Macartney. M.D. A.M.Dept). Lightly polished, otherwise very fine. (1)
Lieutenant Colonel James Macartney was born at Dublin on the 26th January 1842, M.D., R.U.I. 1865; Assistant Surgeon Staff 2nd October 1866; Rifle Brigade 19th July 1870; Army Medical Department Surgeon 2nd October 1866; Surgeon Major 2nd October 1878; Surgeon Lieutenant Colonel 2nd October 1886; Brigade Surgeon Lieutenant Colonel 15th December 1892; h.p. 8th September 1894; f.p. 12th November 1895; r.p. 26th January 1897. Became Lieutenant Colonel 2nd October 1886, under L.G. notification of 9 August 1898. Served South Africa 1877-78. Was employed when on Retired List (temp) at Canterbury.