1895-1902 Campaign, An Interesting India Medal Group Seaforth Highlanders.
India Campaign medal group of five named to 4137 Pte. John Martin, The Seaforth Highlanders to include the India Medal with Relief of Chitral 1895 Clasp to (4137 Pte J Martin 2nd Bn. Seaforth Highlrs), the Queen’s Sudan Medal to (4137 Pte. J. Martin. 1/ Sea Hrs), the Queens South Africa Medal with Wittebergen, Transvaal and Cape Colony Clasps to (4137 Pte. J. Martin. 2: Sea : Highrs), the Kings South Africa Medal with South Africa 1901 & 1902 Clasps to (4137 Pte J. Martin Seaforth Highrs) and the Khedive’s Sudan Medal with The Atbara and Khartoum Clasps to (4137 Private J. Martin. 1st Sea Highrs). India medal group seaforth highlanders.
Also Included with this India Medal Group Seaforth Highlanders are copies of the Medal and Clasp entitlements.
Formation: The regiment was created through the amalgamation of the 72nd Highlanders (Duke of Albany’s Own) and the 78th Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs), as part of the Childers Reforms of the British Army in 1881. The regimental museum is located at Fort George near Inverness. Fort George served as Depot for The Seaforth Highlanders for most of the regiment’s life. The regiment served in Britain’s later colonial wars, in Egypt 1882. the Sudan 1885. India 1895. and the Boer War (1899-1902).
The Seaforth Highlanders: (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany’s) was an historic line infantry regiment of the British Army, mainly associated with large areas of the northern Highlands of Scotland. The Seaforth Highlanders have varied in size from two battalions to seventeen battalions during the Great War. After several mergers, with the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders to form the Queen’s Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons), which later amalgamated with the Royal Scots Borderers, the Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret’s Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment), the Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders to form the 4th (Highlanders) Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland. India medal group seaforth highlanders.