Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (3 December 2020)

Date of Auction: 3rd December 2020

Sold for £280

Estimate: £200 - £240

Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kandahar (1963 Pte. E. Tomson. 9th Lancers) good very fine £200-£240


Edgar Tomson, who served during the Second Afghan War with the 9th Lancers, was present with B Troop at Kandahar, 31 August - 1 September 1880 and is confirmed on the roll as being also entitled to the Kabul to Kandahar Star. He was discharged by purchase in India on 15 May 1881 having completed 2 years and 132 days’ service.