11 May 2001
INDIA GENERAL SERVICE 1854-95, one clasp, Pegu (Captn. Geoe. L. James, 5th Regt. M.N.I.), good very fine
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Captain George Lawson James was born in 1826, the son of a Brigadier-General, Madras Army and was commissioned as an Ensign in the 5th Madras N.I. in August 1842. He was promoted to Captain in September 1850 and died at Rangoon whilst on active service on 22.6.1853.
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