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

Date of Auction: 26th March 2009

Sold for £1,350

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Fuentes D’Onor (T. Finnegan, 44th Foot) edge bruising and contact marks, otherwise nearly very fine £800-1000


Ex Hyde Greg 1887

Thomas Finnegan was born at Athlone, Co. Roscommon, and enlisted into the 44th Foot on 17 August 1809. He was transferred to the 1st Garrison Staff Company in November 1814, due to ‘gunshot wound of left leg and right foot’, and discharged due to the Company being disbanded on 24 September 1816. Only seven medals issued with this single clasp to the 44th Foot. Sold with copy discharge papers.