The Massie Collection of Medals to the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

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Date of Auction: 17th September 1999

Sold for £700

Estimate: £500 - £600

Pair: Lieutenant George Greig, 93rd Highlanders

Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Relief of Lucknow, Lucknow (Lieut., 93rd Highlanders); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Umbeyla (Lieut., H.M. 93rd Highrs.) good very fine (2) £500-600


George Greig was appointed Ensign on 9 March 1855 and purchased a Lieutenancy on 8 January 1856. He served throughout the Indian Mutiny and in the Eusufyze Campaign of 1863. He appears to have died whilst the regiment was stationed at Sialkote sometime in 1866.