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Britain Afghanistan 1878 1880 Military Medal bars Kandahar Ahmed Khel Queen Victoria 15th Bengal Native Infantry Regiment Ludhiana Sikhs

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Great Britain: Queen Victoria's Afghanistan Medal (1878-1880), with 
2 bars "Kandahar" and "Ahmed Khel".
Officially engraved in running script: 
Sepoy Soovider Singh, 15th Reg. N. I. 
(15th Bengal Native Infantry - Ludhiana Sikhs).
The Afghanistan Medal was instituted by Queen Victoria in 1881 and 
was awarded to members of the British and Indian armies who served 
in Afghanistan between 1878–1880 during the 2nd Afghan War.
The clasps:
The "Ahmed Khel" clasp was awarded to the men of the British and 
Indian armies who participated in the respective battle - a British 
victory. 
The battle was fought on 19 Apr. 1880 between the forces of General 
Donald Stewart (7.200 men) and 15.000 Afghan tribal warriors.
The "Kandahar" clasp was awarded to the forces of the British and 
Indian armies under the command of General Roberts (10.000 men)
who participated in the respective battle - a decisive British victory 
and last battle of the 2nd Afghan War.
The battle was fought on 01 Sep. 1880 against 13.000 Afghan regular 
troops and tribal warriors, led by Ayub Khan.

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2nd Afghan War 1878-1880

Item 100% original - replaced ribbon

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