medal code j2576

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A SCARCE INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895 TO KING’S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS PRIVATE, WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT BAGH, 21 NOVEMBER 1897

INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 3 CLASPS, RELIEF OF CHITRAL 1895, TIRAH 1897-98, PUNJAB FRONTIER 1897-98 ‘4190 PTE. W. KNOWLES, 2ND BN. K. O. SCO. BORD.’

William Knowles, 2nd Battalion King’s Own Scottish Borderers, was killed in action, with a gunshot to the body, at Bagh, 21 November 1897.

The Berwick Advertiser 26 November 1897 gives further details….

Condition GVF. Lugs officially affixed to first clasp, as usual when returned to have the last two clasps mounted. A scarce casualty medal.

Code J2576         Price £895