Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-1858, 1 clasp, Delhi. C. Harkin, 61st Regiment VF/GVF


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Born Glasgow and enlisted in the 61st Foot in 1839 served with the regiment in the second Sikh War at the Battle of Chilianwala in January 1849 where the regiment suffered 11 men killed and 103 wounded. He served at the siege and assault of Delhi 1857, where again the 61st had 32 officers and men killed and 119 wounded.

Discharged after 21 years, 42 days with the colours, having spent 13 years 8 months in India.