Canada General Service Medal 1866-1870, 1 clasp, Fenian Raid 1866. Ensign N. Bannatyne, 30th Regiment
Neil Bannatyne was born on 22 December 1843 at Glasgow, the youngest son of Andrew Bannatyne. Commissioned Ensign in the 30th (Cambridge) Regiment on 8 March 1864, he served with the Regiment in Canada from 27 July 1864-31 March 1869 – one of 16 Officers to earn the Medal & clasp. Promoted Lieutenant on 21 August 1866, Captain on 1 April 1875, Major on 20 September 1881, he retired Lieutenant-Colonel on 17 April. Bannatyne received his Medal at Barvas, Stornaway, Scotland and published History of the The Thirtieth Regiment; now the First Battalion East Lancashire Regiment 1689-1881 in 1923; sold with copied research.