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Mutiny Central India and Persia Pair 14th Lt Dgns

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Indian Mutiny, bar Central India, India General Service Medal 1854, bar Persia, Private Joseph Reeves, 14th King’s Own Light Dragoons, fought in at least 11 battles during the Indian Mutiny.

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Indian Mutiny, bar Central India, India General Service Medal 1854, bar Persia, Private Joseph Reeves, 14th King’s Own Light Dragoons, fought in at least 11 battles during the Indian Mutiny.

 

Indian Mutiny officially impressed: “I, Reeves. 14th Lgt Drgns.” Initial is actually J but I and J were interchangeable at the time.
IGS Persia officially impressed: “J. Reeves, 14th Lt Dgns.”

 

The medal roll notes he fought in the following Battles during the Indian Mutiny:

 

Rataghur
Barodie
Muddelpore
Betwa
Jhansi
Koonch
Gollowlie
Calpee
Morar
Gwalior

 

Shown on 1851 World-wide Army Index as stationed at the Cavalry Depot in Maidstone, with note: “14th Light Dragoons, At Depot on recruiting duty, awaiting transfer or discharge.”