Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (26 March 2009)

Date of Auction: 26th March 2009

Sold for £2,000

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,400

Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Egypt (James Lockhart) very fine £1200-1400


Confirmed as a Midshipman aboard H.M.S. Pigmy during the Egypt operations

Accompanying research notes state that James Lockhart was born at Reiory, Ireland. He joined the cutter Pigmy as a volunteer from Falmouth, aged 22, rated as an Able Seaman, and was appointed Midshipman on 2 May 1800.