Single: India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Persia (1st Lieut. G. M. Duncan, Bombay Engrs.) with named card box of issue and Daguerreotype photo of recipient.
George Munro Duncan born 23rd June 1831 son of Alexander Duncan Surgeon of the Bombay Medical Establishment. Whilst at Kensington Proprietary Grammar School he won the prize to enter into a military cadetship with the East India Company and enlisted on the 3rd January 1849. George rose to the rank of 2nd Captain in the Bombay Engineers within 10 years of service. Sadly, it was whilst serving in India on the 27th November 1859, aged 27 that George died of disease.
Only 12 medals issued to the unit.
Single: Indian Mutiny 1857-59, no clasp (Capt P. H. Dun, 33rd Madras N. L.) with named card box of issue.
Major Percy Henderson Dun was born on September 17th 1829, in India. Commissioned as Ensign on the 13th December 1846. Employed on Field Service with the Kamp tee movable column in the Saugor and Nerbudda Territories and Rathore District from 15th December 1857 to 30th April 1858 and was present at an affair of Patanang Khonee Pajs. Finally serving as Commissioner in Nahore in 1859. Married to Kathrine Eliza Jean Duncan (Brother of George Munro Duncan) and they had six children together. He died on March 3, 1898, in Sydney, Australia, at the age of 68
Single: British War Medal (53529 A=Cpl C. W. S. Dun. 55 Bn A.I.F.)
Charles William Sutherland Dun educated at Sydney Grammar School before enlisting on 22nd October 1917 into the 3rd NSW General Service Reinforcements for UK. Charles sailed 8th May 1918 and joined the 55th Battalion in France on the 14th of November and served till demobilisation, Returning to Australia on the 25th March 1919.
This Family grouping comes with too much original ephemera to mention it all including items to nurses and various other members of the family from NSW. A great “untouched” family archive with an early NSW history.
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