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PostSubject: Staff Veterinary Surgeon T. P. Gudgin   Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:09 pm

"Staff Veterinary Surgeon T. P. Gudgin served the Eastern campaign of 1854-55, including the affair of M'Kenzie's Farm, battles of Balaklava, Inkerman, and Tchernaya, siege and fall of Sebastopol (Medal with three Clasps, and Turkish Medal). Served in the Indian campaign in 1858-59, including the siege and capture of Lucknow, the Oude campaign, action of Jamo, assault and capture of Birwah, and Trans-Gogra affairs at Bungaon (Medal with Clasp). Served in the Zulu war in 1879 (Medal with Clasp)"
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PostSubject: Re: Staff Veterinary Surgeon T. P. Gudgin   Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:35 pm

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Tom Parrinder Gudgin
Date of Birth - 27th July 1830
Veterinary Surgeon - 10th June 1854
Veterinary Surgeon 1st Class - 29th July 1862
Staff Veterinary Surgeon - 2nd August 1871
Inspector Veterinary Surgeon - 22nd April 1878
Crimean Campaign - 1854-5 - Affair of M’Kenzie’s farm, Battles of Balaklava, Inkerman, and Tehernaya, siege and fall of Sevastopol. Medal with 3 Clasps; and Turkish Medal.
Indian Mutiny -1858-9 - siege and capture of Lucknow, Oude Campaign, action of Jamo, assault and capture of Birwah, and affair at Bungaon in Trans-Gora. Medal with Clasp.
South African War - 1879 - Zulu Campaign. Despatches, London Gazette, 13th December 1879.
Source ‘1884 Army List’ (p 28, 1004, 1170 & 1283)

Gudgin, Tom Parinder (1831 -1/5/1903)
Born in 1831 he qualified MRCVS (London) in 1850. During 1879 he saw service with the A.V.D. in Natal. In Natal he served as Principal Veterinary Surgeon in charge of Duck, Burt, Fenton, Glover, Haggar, Healy, Killick, Moore, Morgan, Phillips, Raymond, Waiters, Longhurst and Lambert and possibly also Gladstone and Rayment. He remained P.V.S. of the Army Veterinary Department until the end of 1879 when he was succeeded by S. Longhurst. It is also recorded that he saw service with the Cavalry in the Crimean war from 1855 to1857 and also during the Indian Mutiny.
Source ‘Vets Past web site’

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PostSubject: Staff Veterinary T.P.Gudgin    Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:09 am

Certainly an interesting Career .
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