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1st China War Medal 1842 awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Henry William Adams, 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment

Adams (1805-1854) was first commissioned ensign in the 12th (East Suffolk) Regiment of Foot on 31 July 1823. He was Lieutenant-Colonel successively of the 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot (1840-1844) and the 49th (The Hertfordshire) Regiment of Foot (1844 until his death). He died in 1854 at Scutari, having been wounded at the Battle of Inkerman during the Crimean War (1854-1856).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1976-08-2-1

Acknowledgement

Donated by Major P R Adams.

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Army gallery

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1976-08-2-1