Medals to The Gordon Highlanders and Associated Units from the Collection of A.J. Henderson

Date of Auction: 21st September 2007

Sold for £180

Estimate: £200 - £250

Army Meritorious Service Medal, V.R. (Sergt. J. Dickson, 92nd Foot) fitted with silver ribbon buckle, lacquered, otherwise extremely fine £200-250


M.S.M. with annuity of £10 awarded with effect from 1 April 1878. Sergeant John Dickson is recorded as ‘Late Staff Clerk Edinburgh formerly 92nd Ft.’

John Dickson was born in the Parish of Earlston, near Kelso, Berwickshire, and attested for the 92nd Foot at Edinburgh on 10 May 1831, aged 19 years 8 months. He was discharged at Dublin, ‘unfit for further service and worn out’, on 24 November 1852, and was then in possession of a ‘medal for Long & Meritorious Service.’ Sold with copy discharge papers.