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A Good Brigade Surgeon’s Abyssinia and 2nd Afghan Pair.

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A Good Brigade Surgeon’s Abyssinia and 2nd Afghan Pair.

Abyssinia, Asst Surgn A. Barrie. M.D. Bombay M. Dept; Afghan 1878-9-80, Surgn Major A. Barry M.D. 2nd Bo Lt Cavy (last correctly engraved naming, not spelling difference of surname)

Andrew Barry (Note Bombay lists show as Barry) was born in 1843; MD Glasgow, 1864 and LRCS 1864.

Asst Surgeon on probation, AMD 1865; Asst Surgeon Bombay, 1865; Surgeon July 1873. Surgeo Major 1877 and Brigade Surgeon February 1888.

Retired August 1895 and died in St Andrews October 1915.

Served in the Kathiawar Field Force (Waghirs) 1865-66 (no medal for campaign)

Abyssinia Campaign (Medal)

Afghan War, in relief of Kandahar from Quetta under General Phayre; “In medical charge of the 2nd Bombay Light Cavalry” (Medal)

Much more detailed research yet to be done.

Medals VF, normal repair to suspension of Abyssinia medal.