Orders, Decorations and Medals (21 September 2007)

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Date of Auction: 21st September 2007

Sold for £780

Estimate: £500 - £600

Army L.S. & G.C., W.IV.R. (George Povey, 92nd Regiment Foot. 1835) fitted with original steel clip and ring suspension, edge bruising and contact marks, otherwise nearly very fine £500-600

Footnote

Ex Payne Collection 1911 when in pair with his 2-clasp M.G.S. earned with the 84th Foot.

George Povey enlisted into the 84th Foot on 24 May 1809 and served with that regiment in the Peninsular at the battles of Nivelle and Nive. He afterwards formed part of the escort guard on a convict ship to New South Wales from August 1818 to December 1819. Povey was servant to Lieutenant Stewart when that officer transferred to the 92nd Highlanders, in March 1827, and moved with him. He was discharged at Chatham on 13 October 1836, receiving his L.S. & G.C. medal from the Collector of Excise at Knutsford on 29 November 1836. Sold with copy discharge papers and full muster details.