A Collection of Medals to the 90th Foot, Scottish Rifles and Cameronians

Date of Auction: 9th December 1999

Sold for £430

Estimate: £400 - £500

Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Relief of Lucknow, Lucknow (Lieut. L. W. Wilmer, 90th Lt. Inf.) a few edge nicks, otherwise good very fine £400-500


Lieutenant Louis Worthington Wilmer served in the Indian campaign of 1857-58, including the defence of the Alum Bagh, relief of Lucknow by Lord Clyde, defence of the Alum Bagh under Outram, siege and capture of Lucknow, and subsequent operations in Oude (Medal and two clasps, and a year’s service).