India Medal with the Relief of Chitral Bar

Flag_of_the_United_KingdomIn one of the last small wars of “The Great Game” a British garrison found itself trapped inside the walls of the fortress at Chitral in 1895. There were two columns sent to relieve them. This medal was awarded to the men who accompanied those columns. My one is named to NO85383 Staff Sergt. G. Prictor Commst. Dept.

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1895 view of the Fortress of Chitral

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