A good Indian Mutiny and IGS Umbeyla to an Armourer Sergeant in the 93rd Highlanders.
Indian Mutiny, clasps, Lucknow, Relief of Lucknow, Armr Sergt John Bates, 93rd Highlanders.; India General Service 1854, clasp, Umbeyla, 3893 . Armr Sergt J. Bates. H.M.93rd Highrs.
John Bates was born in Whitechapel, London in 1835, and is recorded as being a gunsmith when he enlisted aged 21 in 1856
He served from the 9th April 1856 to 17th August 1889.
Promoted to armourer Sergeant on the 22nd March 1857
He is also entitled to the L.S.G.C.
Condition – VF