India General Service Medal 1854-1895 1 clasp ‘Lushai 1889-92. Surgeon Captain H.W. Pilgrim Indian Medical Services . I.M.S. officially re-engraved VF/GVF
Lieutenant -Colonel Herbert Wilson Pilgrim who had retired from the Indian medical Service, has died suddenly at Brighton at the age of fifty-six. He pursued his medical studies at the University of Edinburgh and at University College London qualifying as a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, England, in 1884, taking the M.B. degree at the University of London the following year and being elected a Fellow of the College of Surgeons in 1902. He joined the Indian Medical Service in 1886 and in military employ till 1890, being afterwards civil surgeon at various stations. In 1892 he was appointed resident surgeon at the Presidency General Hospital, Calcutta, and in 1898 Surgeon Superintendent. He reached the rank of Lieutenant -Colonel in 1906. Lieutenant -Colonel Wilson has made various contributions to the medical press.
The clasp Lushai 1889-92 rare to Europeans.