Medals to Trumpeters from the Collection of Roderick Cassidy

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Date of Auction: 1st December 2004

Sold for £800

Estimate: £600 - £700

Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 3 clasps, Delhi, Relief of Lucknow, Lucknow (Trumpr. Thos. Doyle, 9th Lancers) replacement slack suspension post, edge bruising and contact wear, thus fine and generally refurbished £600-700


Thomas Doyle was born in Coventry and enlisted in the 9th Lancers in December 1849. Embarked for India in July 1851, he was appointed a Trumpeter in December 1853 and went on to witness active service in the Indian Mutiny in the same rank, including the siege and capture of Delhi, the relief of Lucknow and the subsequent operations at the latter place. He was discharged in Dublin in December 1864.