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Indian Mutiny 2 bars 75th Regt

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Indian Mutiny, 2 bars, Relief of Lucknow, Delhi, Charles Foster, 75th Regiment of Foot. The 75th led a Bayonet Charge at the siege of Delhi as part of the first storming column.

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Indian Mutiny, 2 bars, Relief of Lucknow, Delhi, Charles Foster, 75th Regiment of Foot.

 

Confirmed on the medal roll, which later remarks he had “transferred to the Bengal Artillery.”

 

During the Indian Mutiny the 75th (Stirlingshire) Regiment of Foot are notable for having been part of the first storming column and leading a bayonet charge at the Siege of Delhi during June 1857. During the action at Delhi the 75th Regt would earn 3 Victoria Crosses and a Distinguished Conduct Medal.