A Collection of Medals to the 3rd King’s Own Light Dragoons

Date of Auction: 28th February 2018

Sold for £1,300

Estimate: £700 - £900

Pair: Private Thoams Burge, 3rd Light Dragoons, who was wounded at the battle of Moodkee in December 1845

Sutlej 1845-46, for Moodkee 1845, 1 clasp, Sobraon (Thomas Burge 3rd Lt. Dragns.); Punjab 1848-49, 1 clasp, Goojerat (T. Burge, 3rd Lt. Dragns.) light contact marks, otherwise very fine (2) £700-900


Thomas Burge was wounded at the battle of Sobraon, 21 December 1846. He was one of only 40 recipients in the regiment of the single clasp for Goojerat.