IGS Hazara 1891 to Pte J Pirie, Seaforth Highlanders
INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1854-1895, single clasp, Hazara 1891 (1436 Pte. J. Pirrie 2d Bn Sea. Highrs.); officially engraved in a running script.
Dark old cabinet tone, a little uneven, suspension slightly loose, otherwise very fine.
Private James Pirrie was born c.1865 in Inveravon, Scotland, and attested for service with the 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders 16 September 1884 at Elgin, having previously worked as a Farm Servant. He served for over 6 years in India, and was present during the Hazara 1891 campaign. Sold with copy service papers and roll mention, which appear to confirm this as his only entitlement.