Gwalior Campaign 1843, Maharajpoor Star, James Sykes, 16th Lancers, hook fitting removed and replaced with a single loose ring on the lower arm of the star. VF

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James first served in the Ghuznee campaign of 1839, then the Gwalior campaign of 1843.  Maharajpoor Star Sutlej Champaign Medal 1845-1846, clasps Aliwal and Sobraon 1846.  He died 28.07.1848 and his star was made into a brooch the fittings are still visible on the medal.  He went through 3 wars only to die.  He joined from England in 1830 having enlisted in Leeds.