A Fine Collection of Indian Distinguished Service Medals

Date of Auction: 20th October 1993


Estimate: £400 - £500

I.D.S.M., G.V.R., 2nd type (Subdr. Maj. Maula Bakhsh, 3-2 Punjab R.) good very fine and rare


Subedar-Major Maula Bakhsh served in Mahsud, March to August 1917; in the Loe-Agra operations, North West Frontier of India, February to April 1935, for which he was mentioned in despatches; and in Mohmund, 1935, for which he was awarded the I.D.S.M. Approximately 73 I.D.S.Ms of this type are believed to have been awarded.