INDIAN MUTINY MEDAL NAMED TO: COLRr. SERGT. J. BOWEN. 75th. REGT.
LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL NAMED TO: 2730. Qr. Mr. SERGT. JOSh. BOWEN. 75th. REGT.
Comes with research and Attestation Papers.
COLOUR SERGT. J. BOWEN WAS MENTIONED FOR HIS GALLANTRY IN THE SAME REGIMENTAL (75th REGT.), ORDER AS SERGEANT-MAJOR WADESON AND COLOUR SERGEANT COUGHLAN - WHO WERE BOTH SUBSEQUENTLY AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS.
'The 75th Regiment of Foot at the Siege of Delhi; 12th May to 20th September, 1987:
From "The life of a Regiment" Vol. II pp 214-223. by Lieut. Col. C. Greenhill Gardyne.
Here is the quote from the book:
"The Regimental Orders of 16th June brought to notice the gallant conduct in the actions of June 8th, 12th and 15th, of Sergeant-Major R. Wadeson (later awarded the VC), Quartermaster-Sergeant E. Company, Colour-Sergeant C. Coughlan ) later awarded the VC), Colour-Sergeant M. Welsh (later awarded the DCM) Colour- Sergeant J Bowen, Sergeant T. Exton, Private J. Fullalove and J. Woods."
Order Number: 3020
INDIAN MUTINY MEDAL NAMED TO: PTE. RICHARD SHAYLER. 2nd. Bn. RIFLE Bde.
LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL NAMED TO: SERGT. 60th RIFLES.
Later transferred to from 2nd RIFLE to 3rd. Bn. 60th RIFLES..
Comes with research.