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

Date of Auction: 26th March 2009

Sold for £880

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Military General Service 1793-1814, 2 clasps, Nivelle, Nive (Joseph Eastwood, 84th Foot) polished, otherwise nearly very fine £800-1000

Footnote

Sold by Puttick & Simpson in December 1936

Joseph Eastwood was born at Huddersfield, Yorkshire, and enlisted at Leeds on 1 June 1813, aged 17, for life. He served 10 years 177 days and was discharged at Clonmell on 24 November 1824, suffering from ‘chronic asthma contracted when on escort duty to New South Wales in the year 1822.’ Sold with copy discharge papers.