Gwalior Star Battle of Maharajpoor 39th Foot
Gwalior Campaign Star Battle of Maharajpore 39th Foot. 39th Dorsetshire Regiment of Foot named to Private Egene Shea H.M. 39th Regt.
His summary is as follows: “in possession of four Good Conduct Badges – Medal for Good Conduct – Medal for the Punjab Campaign with Chilianwallah & Gujerat – Indian Mutiny Medal & Star for Maharajpore”
Private – 1370 – 39th Foot – Dorsetshire Regiment – 18th Jan 1840 to 31st Oct 1846
Private – 2737 – 24th Foot – 2nd Warwickshire Regiment – 1st Nov 1846 to 21st Jan 1860
Eugene Shea was from Dingle in County Kerry, Eire. He served 21 years, 17 of which were served in the East Indies, with the British Army and had a good service record. Sold with copy papers. See images for contact wear to star.
His papers show that he was also awarded the PUNJAB MEDAL with Chilianwala / Goojerat Clasp and the INDIAN MUTINY MEDAL
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