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The Punniar and Sutlej pair awarded to Lieutenant and Adjutant E. C. Mullen, 50th Regiment, who was severely wounded by a musket ball in the leg at the battle of Ferozeshuhur on 22 December 1845Punniar Star 1843 (Lieutt. E. C. Mullen 50th Queen's Own Regt.) reverse with original screw posts but brass hook now replaced with adapted metal plate and pin fitting; Sutlej 1845-46, for Moodkee 1845, 1 clasp, Ferozeshuhur (Adjt. Lieut. E: C: Mullen 50th Regt.) fitted with silver ribbon brooch, dark toned, good very fine (2) £1,600-£2,000---Edward Cowell Mullen was born in 1818, the younger son of Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Mullen, K.H., 1st Foot. He was first commissioned as an Ensign in the 1st Foot on 26 August 1838. He transferred upon promotion to Lieutenant to the 31st Foot on 17 July 1840, transferred again as Lieutenant to the 50th Foot on 18 June 1841, becoming Adjutant of that regiment on 5 July 1845.In November 1843, the 50th Regiment commenced the march to join the Army of Exercise in the Gwalior campaign and took part in the action at Punniar on 29 December 1843 (Bronze Star). He subsequently took part in the campaign on the Sutlej, including the actions at Moodkee on 18 December, and Ferozeshuhur on 21-22 December 1843, at which latter he was severely wounded by a musket ball in the leg, the effects of which he suffered from for the remainder of his life (Medal with clasp). The regiment having returned from India in June 1848, he resigned his Adjutancy on 25 August 1848, and died at Portsea, Hampshire, on 15 April 1850.For the M.G.S. awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Mullen, K.H., see Lot 227.------For more information, additional images and to bid on this lot please go to the auctioneers website, www.noonans.co.uk
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Campaign Groups and Pairs

Estimate £1,600 - £2,000
Jul 27, 2022
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0084: Campaign Groups and Pairs

Est. £1,600 - £2,000Starting Price £800
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The Punniar and Sutlej pair awarded to Lieutenant and Adjutant E. C. Mullen, 50th Regiment, who was severely wounded by a musket ball in the leg at the battle of Ferozeshuhur on 22 December 1845Punniar Star 1843 (Lieutt. E. C. Mullen 50th Queen's Own Regt.) reverse with original screw posts but brass hook now replaced with adapted metal plate and pin fitting; Sutlej 1845-46, for Moodkee 1845, 1 clasp, Ferozeshuhur (Adjt. Lieut. E: C: Mullen 50th Regt.) fitted with silver ribbon brooch, dark toned, good very fine (2) £1,600-£2,000---Edward Cowell Mullen was born in 1818, the younger son of Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Mullen, K.H., 1st Foot. He was first commissioned as an Ensign in the 1st Foot on 26 August 1838. He transferred upon promotion to Lieutenant to the 31st Foot on 17 July 1840, transferred again as Lieutenant to the 50th Foot on 18 June 1841, becoming Adjutant of that regiment on 5 July 1845.In November 1843, the 50th Regiment commenced the march to join the Army of Exercise in the Gwalior campaign and took part in the action at Punniar on 29 December 1843 (Bronze Star). He subsequently took part in the campaign on the Sutlej, including the actions at Moodkee on 18 December, and Ferozeshuhur on 21-22 December 1843, at which latter he was severely wounded by a musket ball in the leg, the effects of which he suffered from for the remainder of his life (Medal with clasp). The regiment having returned from India in June 1848, he resigned his Adjutancy on 25 August 1848, and died at Portsea, Hampshire, on 15 April 1850.For the M.G.S. awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Mullen, K.H., see Lot 227.------For more information, additional images and to bid on this lot please go to the auctioneers website, www.noonans.co.uk

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