SUTLEJ 1845, FOR MOODKEE 1845, CLASP, FEROZESHUHUR ‘CAPT. T: MACKINTOSH 24TH REGT. N.I.’
Thomas Mackintosh was born at St Catherine’s, Jamaica, on 16 September 1802. Cadet, Bengal Establishment 1823, he arrived in India on 10 October 1824, and was posted as Ensign to the 24th Native Infantry on 31 March 1825, and served throughout with that regiment. Was present in the operations against the Kols and Chuars in 1832-33; Rising in Cuttack 1836; Adjutant 24th N.I., 24 August to 10 October 1836; Captain, 18 July 1840; Insurrection in Bundelkhand 1842-43; First Sikh War, battles of Moodkee and Ferozeshuhur (Medal with clasp); Major, 12 September 1846. Major Mackintosh went on furlough in 1847-48 and died at Gorakhpur, United Provinces, on 6 October 1850.
Condition GVF. A fine Sutlej Medal to an Officer who saw a good deal of action.