Crimea, clasp, Sebastopol (Captain, Royal Artillery) contemporary engraved, Indian Mutiny clasp Lucknow (Major, 2nd Bn. R. Arty), Turkish Crimea, Sardinian issue (named, Major, Royal Artillery)
Major General J.E. Thring.
John Everett Thring, B. Sutton Wiltshire 1826. Gentleman Cadet 1842. Served in Ceylon 1845-46. Served in the Crimean Campaign from April 1855, to the fall of Sebastopol, including the third bombardment . Engaged at the Tchernaya, 16 August 1855. (Medal and clasp and Turkish Medal). Served in India 1857-58, including the actions of Secundra, Chandra, and Sutanpore, Siege and Capture of Lucknow, relief of Azimghur, operations at Jugdispore. (Five times mentioned in despatches, Brevet of Major, Medal and Clasp). Served in Mauritius 1867-72. Inspector of Auxiliary Artillery 1872-77. Died at Teddington, 11 March 1895.
Mentioned in Despatches
L.G. 31/3/1858 Brigadier General Franks, commanding Jounpore Field Force ‘Captain Thring , commanding three 9-pounders (during the dislodgement of the enemy from his strong position with the loss of some 500 men, two guns and much ammunition and his camp).
L.G. 25/5/1858 Sir James Outram, operations at Lucknow, ‘Captain Thring as ‘Favourably mentioned by Brigadier Wood commanding Siege Train’
L.G. 25/5/1858 Major General Wilson, artillery operations at Lucknow ‘Captain J.E. Thring, commanding a battery’
L.G. 16/7/1858 Brigadier General Franks, before Lucknow ‘Captain J.E. Thring, commanding a battery’
L.G. 31/8/1858 Briagadier General Edward Lugard, commanding Azimgurh Field Force ‘From the date of our quitting Lucknow , and throughout these operations, Captain Thring commanding Heavy Ordnance.’