£220 - £260
India General Service 1895-1902, clasps Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Malakand 1897. Bronze issue.
To:Ward Orderly Mariyan, Q.O. Sappers and Miners. (engraved in running script)
Condition - Medal has very little wear or contacting though is a bit soiled.
Madras units were not often deployed on the NWF on active service. The 5th (QO) Madras Sappers and Miners were heavily attacked in their camp in the Malakand and suffered significant casualties during the siege. Ward Orderly Mariyan would have had a lot of work on his hands!