Punjab 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat, Major , Horse Artillery, 2nd. Cy. 2nd Battn. Arty. Mentioned in Despatches at Goojerat, for commanding two light batteries which ‘The enemy were driven from their different positions, and from the field, by the fire of these two field batteries’ ‘The infantry of the 3rd Division had not occasion to fire a shot’ and also MID for Ramnuggar for commanded the batteries which drove back the enemy and secured the main river crossing ford.
Military General Service 12 clasps, Barrosa, Fuentes D’Onor, Cuidad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria, Pyrenees, St. Sebastian, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse, Sergeant, Royal Artillery, ‘discharged in consequence of both eyes greatly injured by wounds in the retreat from Burgos & contusion in the loins’
Q.S.A. A correspondent’s medal ‘Daily Mail’ S.J. Pryor 1865-1924 Editor and managing editor at different times of the Daily Mail where Northcliffe appointed him the first editor in 1896, Daily Express, St. Jame’s Gazette, Evening Gazette, Evening Standard and Tribune, day editor of the Times from 1909 where he acted as Lord Northcliffe’s ‘watchdog’ Accompanied the Bulgarian Army as Times correspondent during the Balkan War 1912-1913 , director of the Times Publishing Company 1909-1918 and the first Press Secretary to the Sovereign & Royal Family, Buckingham Palace 1918-1920
Small Field Officer’s Gold Medal for Talavera Major, 1st Battalion, 88th Regiment of Foot. Commanded the 88th at Talavera. Commanded the left wing of the ‘Devil’s Own’ during the attempt to retake the city of Buenos Aires in 1807, with his companies fought through the streets until surrounded and following a stand of some three hours ‘not until nearly annihilated and until they had expended the last ball cartridge that could be found even in the pouches of their dead or dying companions’