A Collection of Abyssinia Medals

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Date of Auction: 5th December 2018

Sold for £500

Estimate: £340 - £380

Abyssinia 1867 (Asst. Surg. A. W. Beveridge 5:By. 25th. Bgde. R.A.) silver import stamp to edge, very fine £340-£380


Alexander Watt Beveridge was appointed Assistant Surgeon in 1857 and served with the 78th Highlanders in India during the Great Sepoy Mutiny, where he was present at the final capture of Lucknow. He was promoted Surgeon in 1872.