Victorian Family Medals awarded to two brothers and officers

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Victorian Medals
Officers and Brothers
from County Donegal, Ireland

Group of Four  -
Family Group - Brothers

Brother 1 -
Crimea medal.  1 Bar Sebastopol.  Lieut. W. Haslett.  13th or P.A. Lt. Infy.  (Engraved)
Indian Mutiny medal.  No Bar.  Lieut. W. Haslett.  1st Bn. 13th Lt. Infy.
Lieutenant. William Haslett died on 6th August 1860, aged 24 years in South Africa. Copy photo of gravestone and location included. Reported in the Morning Post of 30 Oct 1860 Page 8, having died at King Williamís Town, South Africa.

Brother 2 -
I.G.S. 1854 medal.  1 Bar Jowaki 1877-8.  Lieut. P. Haslett.  Royal Engrs.
Afghanistan 1878-80 medal.  1 Bar Ahmed Khel.  Lieut. P. Haslett  R.E.
Mentioned in field force orders by Genl. Officer Com de Peshawer field force 3/1/78
Lieut. P. Haslett was M.I.D. by Lt-General Sir D.M. Stewart, commanding the Ghazni Field Force, for his actions at Ahmed Khel  on 19-4-1880 whilst commanding No. 10 Coy, Sappers and Miners, as per L/G 30-7-1880.
Specially mentioned in unpublished dispatch of Sir D. Stewart dated 24th June 1879. (W.O. Page 7697/372)
served in the Jowaki Expedition 1878 with the force under the command of Brigadier General C.C.G. Ross C.B. - was in charge of the field telegraphs during the operations.

Served in the Afghan Campaign 1878-79 commanded 4 Field Tel Coy Bengal Sappers &  Miners, attached to Headquarters.
Present at the action of Jakai-a-Pul.  Served during second phase of campaign 1880 as asst. to Eng2 North Afgan Field Force under Sir D Stwart and Major. Paul J. Hills V.C.     Present at the Battle of ahmed Khel.

Lieut. Pechell Haslett made the rank of Colonel before retiring. Became Justice of the Peace in Co. Donegal, Ireland. Died 1921.

Eldest and youngest sons of  William Haslett and Catherine Irvine, from Moville, County Donegal and Londonderry, County Londonderry.   Sold with copy service paper for Lieut. Pechell Haslett.  (GVF) £2300

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Brother 2-
India General Service Medal. 1854
1 Bar Jowaki 1877-8.
Lieut. P. Haslett. Royal Engrs.

Afghanistan 1878-80 1 Bar Ahmed Khel.
Lieut. P. Haslett R.E.


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