Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-1858, no clasp. A. Anthony, Agra Military Infantry EF
Adam Henry Anthony was a member of the Uncovenanted Civil Service and was living at Agra with his wife and two children when the Mutiny broke out.
He served during the mutiny with the Agra Militia Infantry. After this service he returned to the Civil Service and in 1873 passed 1st Division entrance into Government service, becoming Assistant Controller General in 1878, and Assistant Accountant General in 1888. He retired as Deputy Auditor General in 1911.
Sold with further details of him wanting to be a missionary and his wife’s part opening a school in Agra.
Provenance: Brian Lane Collection, Sotheby, September 1989.