India General Service Medal 1854 – BHOOTAN – 55th Foot – Westmorland. Named to: 1193 PTE. LEVI HEWISON. 55 FOOT.
Levi Hewison was born in Selby, North Yorkshire and was 18 years old when he attested into the 63rd Regiment of Foot 25th February 1861. He joined at Kingston-upon-Hull. He served in various units for a total of 19 years.
He was invalided out with the debility of opacity in the cornea and general debility, from cold whilst serving in Afghanistan.
The medal roll confirms his entitlement and clasp of BHOOTAN.
This medal has a very dark and rich patina.
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