The Brett Collection of Medals to The Buffs

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Date of Auction: 17th September 1999

Sold for £420

Estimate: £300 - £350

Three: Deputy Surgeon General Thomas Teevan, The Buffs
Crimea 1854-56,
1 clasp, Sebastopol (Asst. Surgn., 3rd Foot) officially impressed naming; China 1857-60, 1 clasp, Taku Forts 1860 (Asst. Surgeon, 1st Bn. 3rd Regt.) officially impressed naming; Turkish Crimea 1855, Sardinian reverse, fitted with Crimea suspension and attractive oak leaf clasp, contact marks, otherwise nearly very fine (3) £300-350


Thomas Teevan was appointed Assistant Surgeon, 3rd Foot, 30 June 1854; Surgeon on the Staff, 16 October 1866; Surgeon, 3rd Foot, 16 October 1866; Surgeon, 30th Foot, 19 August 1871; Brigade Surgeon, 27 November 1879; retired on half pay with hon. rank of Deputy Surgeon General, 30 July 1880. He served in the Crimea, before Sebastopol, and in China at Taku Forts, as Assistant Surgeon with the 3rd Foot.