Surgeon Lt. Col. Arthur H. C. Dane, in medical charge, Bhopal Agency, 1880s

£35.00

Arthur Henry Cole Dane, Surgeon Lieutenant Colonel in cahge of medical matters at the Bhopal Agency in Central India, 1880s. A very good cabinet card by P. Vuccino & Co. Medow Street, Fort, Bombay showing the surgeon general bust length in civilian dress. Two of the medals shown on the back of the card are dated 1879 & 1883. The card is identified on the verso in a contemporary hand in pencil Arthur Dane.   Hart’s Annual Army List 1888 gives his service record as: served in the Afghan war in 1879-80, and was present at the engagements at Giriahk, in the defence of Candaharincluding the sortie Deh Khojah, and at the battle of Candahar (mentioned in despatches, Medal with Clasp).  jul18/1

Provenance:  From an old archive of material put together by General Sir Peter Stark Lumsden, G.C.B., C,S,I,, A.D.C.

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