ARMY OF INDIA MEDAL WITH AVA CLASP TO GRS. CREW J. THURSTON, H.M.S. ALLIGATOR

Army of India Medal with Ava clasp to J. Thurston, Grs. Crew.
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Description

John Thurston lived in Deal. Kent and served aboard H.M.S. Alligator which participated in the attack on the Burmese capital at Ava. HMS Alligator was a 28-gun Atholl-class sixth rate of the Royal Navy. She was launched at Cochin, British India on 29 March 1821.

The Medal Yearbook 2021 states the following: "Medals to the Royal Navy with the Ava clasp are very rare."