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ROYAL ENGINEERS D.S.O GROUP, WOUNDED MALAKAND 1897
Price: 4250.00 GBP  
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ROYAL ENGINEERS D.S.O GROUP, WOUNDED MALAKAND 1897

GV WW1 D.S.O, IGS 1895 WITH PUNJAB FRONTIER 1897-98 & MALAKAND 1897 CLASP, 1914 MONS STAR TRIO WITH M.I.D OAKLEAVES & WW2 DEFENCE MEDAL TO, LIEUT.COLNONEL.F.W.WATLING.ROYAL ENGINNERS (LIEUT ON THE IGS, MAJOR ON THE 1914 STAR & LIEUT.COL ON THE PAIR) THE RECIPIENT WAS BORN9-7-1869 & COMMISSONED AS A 2ND LIEUTENANT 17-2-1888. HE WAS SEVERLY WOUNDED AT THE SEIGE OF MALAKAND 26-7-1897 & WAS MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES FOR THAT CAMPAIGN 5-11-1897. DURING WW1 HE HE WAS AWARDED THE C.B.E 3-6-1919 & THE D.S.O 1-1-1917. HE WAS MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES FOR SERVICES IN FRANCE THREE TIMES 15-6-1916, 4-1-1917 & 5-7-1919.THE GROUP IS SWING MOUNTED AS WORN IN GVF/NEF CONDITION WITH NO ENAMEL CHIPS OR DAMAGE TO THE D.S.O (VERY TINY EK & MINOR CONTACT MARKS ON THE IGS) ONE OF ONLY 5 OFFICERS OF THE BRITISH AND INDIAN ARMY TO BE WOUNDED AT THE SEIGE OF MALAKAND. THE THE RECIPIENT IS MENTIONED SEVERAL TIMES IN MOST OF THE PUBLISHED WORKS ON MALAKAND



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