A Rifle Brigade Indian Mutiny Long Service Pair awarded to Private William Puttick, 2nd Battalion The Rifle Brigade who took part in the final operation to capture Lucknow, comprising Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-58, one Clasp, Lucknow, (Wm. Puttick, 2nd Bn Rifle Bde.), Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, QVR, small letter reverse, (5212. Pte. W. Puttick, 2nd Bn. Rifle Bde.), very fine.
William Puttick was born about 1835 in Woking, Surrey. He attested for the 2nd Battalion The Rifle Brigade at Guilford on the 16th October 1855 giving his age as 20 years and his trade as Labourer.
He served continuously as a Private with the 2nd Battalion The Rifle Brigade for 21 years and 44 days until his discharge on the 13th November 1876.
His Service Papers state,
Character “Very Good”.
Has five Good Conduct Badges. No entries in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
Awarded the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Indian Mutiny Medal with clasp “Lucknow” and Ashantee Medal.
Sold with copy Service Papers.