Candahar, Ghuznee and Cabul Medal 1841-1842, Reverse Candahar original steel clip and straight steel suspender. Private John Murphy H.M. 40th Regiment VF/GVF
John Murphy is confirmed on Gordon Everson’s reconstructed roll from The Fighting Fortieth at Candahar, as having been present during the defence of Candahar in early March 1842. Murphy was with the sick in the hospital and died there on 3 April 1842. Also confirmed on Garry Farmer’s revised roll.
Provenance: J. B. Haywards Gazette and Phil Clark collection.