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Crimea Medal, ‘Sebastopol’, 34th Regt. & India Mutiny Medal, ‘Central India’, Royal Engineers to Two Brothers from Newarke, Leicester. 1 known Casualty.
2 Single Medals to Brothers:
Crimea Medal, 1 clasp, ‘Sebastopol’
Named to: 4171 John Bigley, 34th Regt.
Casualty. Died during Mutiny in India 1858.
India Mutiny Medal, 1 clasp, ‘Central India’
Named to: Sapper Chas. Bigley, Royal Engrs.
Charles Bigley served with the 21st Company Royal Engineers during the Mutiny in India.
His brother John was a private serving as 4171 Private Biggley, John Enlisted Leicester Militia 14 March 1855 Aged 18.
Also "Bigley". b. St. Mary, Leicester. Died at Jounpore, 14 May 1858.
The 34th Regiment of Foot saw action at the Siege of Sebastopol in winter 1854 during the Crimean War. It went on to serve at the Siege of Cawnpore in June 1857 and the Siege of Lucknow in autumn 1857 during the Indian Mutiny.
Condition: Crimea Medal: V.F. Some scuff marks to obverse, reverse & rim.
India Mutiny Medal: E.F.
Both Medals are beautifully dark toned.
Code: 14456Price: 595.00 GBP