CHINA 1842 ‘A.J.B. HAMBLY, 1ST. LIEUT. ROYAL MARINES.’
Captain Andrew John Buckingham Hambly, Royal Marines
2nd Lieut – 1st Aug 1837
1st Lieut – 11 May 1841
Capt – 26th February 1851
Died 1st Jan 1857 whilst still in service
Severely wounded at the head of his company during the gallant attack on the entrenched positions on the heights of Segoan, 16th March, 1842. Whilst with HMS Daedalus, served in Admiral Thomas Cochrane’s anti pirate operations on the Coast of Borneo in 1845- 46, including the boat attack on Malloodoo Bay and with HMS Monarch in the Baltic 1854-5, including blockade of Gulf of Finland (entitled to Baltic medal).
Condition GVF, with contemporary silver claw/wide bar suspension, similar to LSGC ‘Wide’, with copy service papers.