£800 - £900
Gwalior campaign 1843 - Maharajpore Star, Lieutenant in the 31st Native Infantry Gwalior campaign
1843 - Maharajpore Star, Lieut. W. R. Dunmore, 31st Regt. Native Inf.
Condition - GVF, Medal has original pocket clip (i.e. not altered to different suspension)
Dunmore had a long and interesting career, largely in the 31st, 1826-57.
This regiment did not mutiny in 1857 - which was put down to their good training and the influence of their officers.
Ensign, Sept 1826;
Captain April 1844;
Promoted to Lt. Col. 1856;
Colonel in 1859.
Served at Maharajpore (medal); the Punjab Campaign 1849 (Soodalapore, Chillianwallah and Goojerat); wounded at Chillianwallah- medal; N.W.Frontier (Kohat 1850 - medal).
Appointed Commandant of Landour Depot in 1857 but too ill to remain on duty and retired to UK.
Died in Harrogate, 12th September 1885 aged 79.