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Of 9th Queens Lancers interest; a white metal/silver beaker,...





Of 9th Queens Lancers interest; a white metal/silver beaker, unmarked, electronically tests as over 0.925 grade, with regimental engraving, Kabul Kandahar, Afghanistan 1878-9-80, 14.5cm, 215gm.
In 1878 the 9th took part in the Afghan campaign. In October 1879 a squadron took part in the action at Charasiah. At Kila Kazi in November 1879 the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Clelland, was mortally wounded while leading a charge. In 1880 the Regiment took part in Lord Roberts’ famous march from Kabul to Kandahar, where on the 1st September Ayub Kahn’s Army was completely routed. The 9th was awarded the honours ‘Charasiah’, ‘Kabul 1879’, ‘Kandahar 1880’, and ‘Afghanistan 1879-80’.

Auction Date: 22nd Oct 2021 at 10am

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