British Campaign & Long Service Medals > Army of India Medal 1799-1826, one bar, Poona, to 65th Foot
Army of India Medal 1799-1826, one bar, Poona, to 65th Foot

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Army of India Medal 1799-1826, one bar, Poona, to 65th Foot 

short hyphen reverse, one bar, Poona (G. Evans, 65th Foot.).

Small edge bruising and some contact marks otherwise Extremely Fine or thereabouts.

Only 75 clasps issued to European recipients including 42 to the 65th Foot.

George Evans was born in the parish of Wotton, Warwickshire, and attested for the 56th Regiment at London on 11 February 1815, aged 16 years 5 months. He volunteered to H.M.'s 65th Regiment in September 1816, and to H.M.'s 20th Regiment in June 1822, from which regiment he was discharged at Canterbury on 31 May 1837. During his total service of nearly 32 years, George Evans served in the East Indies 22 years and 247 days, throughout the entire of the Deccan War, and twice in the Persian Gulf with the 65th Regiment.

Ex Glendining's January 1901.

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