Honour - Amorha 1858

Date - 05-March
Type - Single Ship or Boat Service Actions
Conflict - Indian Mutiny; 1857-58

Description During the Indian Mutiny Amorha was one of two strategic targets for relief forces. The other being Lucknow.

A naval brigade of seamen and marines from HMS Pearl including guns were landed and marched on Amorha.

After a major battle on 05-March the rebels were defeated.


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