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0073.0: Deccan Medal 1784



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Description: The first Anglo-Indian decoration to be awarded to all ranks (albeit with different grades of the medal depending on rank), it was given to native troops for service in western India and Gujerat under the command of Warren Hastings. It was designed and made by Messrs. Young and Shepperd of Calcutta. Image courtesy of DNW.
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Date Added: 12-18-2016