DOGRA REGIMENT 1908 BRITISH INDIA ARMY GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 3 BAR WW1 WW2

DOGRA REGIMENT 1908 BRITISH INDIA ARMY GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 3 BAR WW1 WW2 Offered is an India General Service Medal with 3 clasps Afghanistan 1919, Waziristan 1919-21 & Waziristan 1921-24. Impressed named to 724 SEPOY BASANT SINGH, 1-37 DOGRA REGT. 37th (Prince of Wales’s Own) Dogras Clasp Afghanistan 1919: The Third Anglo-Afghan War, also known as the British-Afghan war of 1919 and in Afghanistan as the War of Independence, began on 6/5/1919 when the Emirate of Afghanistan invaded British India and ended with an armistice on 8/8/1919. Casualties during the conflict amounted to approximately 1,000 Afghans killed in action, while...

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DOGRA REGIMENT 1908 BRITISH INDIA ARMY GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL 3 BAR WW1 WW2

Offered is an India General Service Medal with 3 clasps Afghanistan 1919, Waziristan 1919-21 & Waziristan 1921-24. Impressed named to 724 SEPOY BASANT SINGH, 1-37 DOGRA REGT.

37th (Prince of Wales's Own) Dogras

Clasp Afghanistan 1919:

The Third Anglo-Afghan War, also known as the British-Afghan war of 1919 and in Afghanistan as the War of Independence, began on 6/5/1919 when the Emirate of Afghanistan invaded British India and ended with an armistice on 8/8/1919.

Casualties during the conflict amounted to approximately 1,000 Afghans killed in action, while the British and Indian forces lost 236 killed in action. In addition, 615 were wounded, 566 died from cholera, and 334 died as a result of other diseases and accidents.

Clasp Waziristan 1919 - 21:

The clasp was awarded for service in Waziristan between 6 May 1919 and 31 May 1921 suppressing the revolt by Waziris and Mahsuds that followed the invasion of British India by Afghans.

Clasp Burma 1930 - 32:

A large number of troops were employed in the suppression of the ‘We Burmans’ uprisings during this period.

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Weight .250 kg
Dimensions 24 × 13.5 × 3 cm