Medals awarded to Lt. Gen the Hon Somerset John Gough-Calthorpe

Medals awarded to Lt. Gen the Hon Somerset John Gough-Calthorpe

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Location Carisbrooke Castle Museum
Town Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight
Technique/ material metal
Original size (mm) full-size and miniatures
Artist/maker n/a
Date 1848 to 1869
Description Lt. Gen the Hon Somerset John Gough-Calthorpe (1831-1912) entered the army in 1848, was a Captain and Brevet-Major during the Crimea war and retired in 1869. He was awarded these medals: the Crimea four bars medal, Turkish order of the Medjidic, Legion of Honour, Turkish Crimea medal and the Order, Star of the Knight Commander of the Bath.
Ref number NETCC: 1985.1666-1675
Credit © Carisbrooke Castle Museum