A Indian Mutiny C.B. pair to Colonel H.D.Abbott, Madras Staff Corps, late 3rd Hyderabad Cavalry Contingent,
Lot 82
A Indian Mutiny C.B. pair to Colonel H.D.Abbott, Madras Staff Corps, late 3rd Hyderabad Cavalry Contingent,
Sold for £6,480 (US$ 10,745) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Indian Mutiny C.B. pair to Colonel H.D.Abbott, Madras Staff Corps, late 3rd Hyderabad Cavalry Contingent,
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B., Companion's breast badge in gold and enamel; Indian Mutiny 1857-58, one bar, Central India (Capt H.D.Abbott. 3rd Cavy Hd Cont). Some light contact marks to the second, otherwise very fine or better. (2)

Footnotes

  • C.B. London Gazette 1858.

    Colonel Henry Dyett Abbott, Madras Staff Corps. Ensign 9.2.1836; Lieutenant 3.10.1840; Captain 9.2.1851; Major 24.3.1858; Lieutenant Colonel 9.2.1862; Colonel 9.2.1867.

    He served with the Nizam's Cavalry in the operations against Kurnool in 1839; as Brigade Major with the Headquarters of the Nizam's Cavalry Division during the operations against Rohillas at Waronee and Urnee in 1849; also as Brigade Major of the Force at the investment and reduction of Fort Rai (Mhow) December 1850, and at repulse of the sortie by the Arab Garrison. Served as Brigade Major of the Force at the siege of Dharoor in January 1851. Also as Brigade Major to the Force in the engagement with the Arabs near Aurungabad, 22nd September 1853. Commanded one of the attacking Columns on the entrenched village of Jesurint Poora. Brigade Major to Brigadier Mayne's Force at engagement with Rohillas at Sailoor 21st Sept 1854 (severely wounded - sabre cut to left arm and two horses wounded under him). Commanded at Aurungabad during the disaffection of the troops at that station in May 1857. Served with the Hyderabad Contingent Force under Colonel Orr at the reduction of Peeplia in Malwa. Commanded the 1st Hyderabad Cavalry with the Force despatched to Mahidpoor. Commanded the right attack in the Cavalry action at Rawal in Nov 1857. Present with the Malwa Field Force at the battles of Mundepore and Goodariah 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th Nov. 1857. Commanded a Brigade of Cavalry at the repulse of the attack made on the rear (Brevet Major). Served in the action in forcing the Pass of Dhamonee. Present with the force under Sir Hugh Rose at the action at Mundenpore, and commanded the squadron of the 1st Hyderabad Cavalry sent in pursuit; capture of the Fort of Talbhet 12th March 1858; investment and seige of Jhansie (wounded). Commanded the Hyerabad Cavalry Contingent at the battles of Koonch and Golowlee, advance on Calpee, pursuit from Calpee, battle of Morar (horse killed); pursuit of rebels uner Tantia Topee from Gwalior, action at Jowra Allipoor (Medal with Clasp for Central India, and CB). Commanded a Brigade of Cavalry for the protection of the line of the Nurbudda during Tantia Topee's passage into the Deccan in Nov and Dec 1858 and Jan 1859. Commaned a Field Detachment in Pursuit of Rohillas in the Hill country near Gintoor in Nov 1859.
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