A Fine Collection of Indian Distinguished Service Medals

Date of Auction: 20th October 1993


Estimate: £140 - £160

I.D.S.M., G.V.R., 1st type (340 Dfdr. Kalyan Singh, 12th Cavy.) officially engraved naming, test mark on edge, otherwise very fine


Kalyan Singh's I.D.S.M. was awarded for distinguished service in Mesopotamia. The 12th Cavalry distinguished itself before Kut-al-Amara and in the advance to Baghdad. It received the single battle honour MESOPOTAMIA 1915-18.