Orders, Decorations and Medals (12 June 1991)

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Date of Auction: 12th June 1991

Sold for £900

Estimate: £900 - £1,000

Four: Colonel A. H. Moorhead, Indian Medical Services.

INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1894-5 (Surgn. Lieut.); INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Relief of Chitral 1895, Punjab Frontier 1897-98; CHINA 1900, 1 clasp, Relief of Pekin (Captn.); U.S.A. MILITARY ORDER OF THE DRAGON, reverse officially named (Capt. I.M.S., No. 202) with piece of frayed original ribbon but lacking Pagoda top bar, generally very fine (4)


Arthur Henry Moorhead was born at Port Louis, Mauritius, 1872, and qualified, M.B., C.M., Edinburgh, in 1893. He served with the Waziristan Field Force, 1894-5; with the Chitral relief force, 1895; Tochi 1897-8; China 1900, Relief of Pekin; War of 1914-18, France (despatches, London Gazette, 17 February, 1915, Brevet of Colonel). Colonel Moorhead died at Kyrie, Batheaston, 1 March 1916.