The Collection of Medals to Artillery Units formed by Lt-Col. A.M. Macfarlane

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Date of Auction: 4th July 2001

Sold for £230

Estimate: £200 - £250

Maharajpoor Star 1843 (Gunner Christopher Richardson, 4th Battalion Artillery) original hook suspension replaced with brooch fitting, very fine £200-250


Christopher (alias Charles) Richardson was born at Eagles Cliff, County Durham, in 1814, and enlisted at London in May 1835. He served with 3 Company 4 Battalion, Bengal Artillery, at the battle of Mahajpoor, and also during the Sutlej campaign, at the battles of Moodkee, Ferozeshuhur and Sobraon.