Sergeant Major M Lynch
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Sergeant Major M. Lynch of the 3rd Volunteer Battalion, The Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queen's). Formerly a Regular soldier with the 1st Queen's, he was awarded the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Medal for the Second China War, 1860 with bars Peking 1860 and Taku Forts 1860.
A later photograph of him in an album in the museum shows him in civilian clothes, apparently retired, bearded and looking a picture of good health with a smoking pipe in hand.