Queen’s Own 50th Foot Crimea Medal
Officially impressed Crimea Medal with the Alma, Inkerman and Sebastopol Clasps named to: H. COWELL. 50th Regt.
The medal roll for the 50th for the Alma and Inkerman Clasps confirms that 2256 Henry Cowell was awarded this medal and clasps. 50th (the Queen’s Own) Regiment of Foot.
The medal roll for the Sebastapol Clasp on this Crimea Medal also confirms that 2256 Henry Cowell was awarded this clasp but it is interesting to note that it is noted on this roll that he Died 17th March 1855.
The regiment embarked for Malta in February 1854 from where it sailed to Varna in June 1854 for service in the Crimean War. The regiment fought at the Battle of Alma in September 1854, the Battle of Inkerman in November 1854 and in the Siege of Sevastopol in winter 1854. The regiment left the Crimean Peninsula in May 1856.
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