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Maharajpoor Star 1843, Surgeon 1st Reg Light Cavalry.


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Maharajpoor Star 1843, contemporarily engraved, Surgeon J. V. Leese 1st Reg Light Cavalry, With altered silver suspension.

John Vaux Leese was born 9th February 1802, the son of Lewis and Mary Leese.

M.R.C.S. 1826, A.S. 27th June 1826

Bengal Medical Establishment 1831 – 4th Native Infantry.

Surgeon 26th January 1843

Maharajpoor  1843, with the 1st Reg Light Cavalry

Bengal medical establishment list 1844 – 74th Native Infantry

Retired 30th November 1846

Died 2nd January 1853 at St James Lodge, Ryde Isle of Wight previously lived at Blackheath

Condition – VF, minor wear.