A Collection of Medals to the Black Watch

Date of Auction: 25th June 2014

Sold for £340

Estimate: £250 - £300

Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (Corpl. G. Arbuckle, 42nd Rl. Highlanders) nearly very fine £250-300


George Arbuckle was born in the Parish of Barony, Lanarkshire, and enlisted into the 42nd Foot at Glasgow on 9 August 1848. He served in the Crimea (Medal with 3 clasps, Alma, Balklava and Sebastopol) and in the Indian Mutiny (Medal with clasp Lucknow).He was promoted to Corporal in December 1857, and to Lance-Sergeant in May 1859, being discharged at Stirling on 19 January 1860. Sold with copied medal and muster rolls.