Abyssinian War Medal 1867-68 awarded to Private Yakobjee Israel, 2nd Grenadier Regiment of Bombay Native Infantry
The 2nd Grenadiers were one of 12 regiments (three cavalry and nine infantry) from the Bombay Army that took part in the Abyssinian War (1867-1868) under the command of Lieutenant-General Sir Robert Napier. Yakobje Israel was a Beni-Israeli, a native Indian Jew.
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