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

Date of Auction: 26th March 2009

Sold for £1,000

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Military General Service 1793-1814, 3 clasps, Roleia, Vimiera, Corunna (John Nixon, 36th Foot) edge bruising and contact marks, otherwise nearly very fine £1000-1200


John Nixon was born at Carlisle, Cumberland, and enlisted into the 36th Foot on 23 April 1805. He was discharged in the rank of Corporal at Portsmouth on 20 May 1816, in consequence of rheumatism, then aged 31.

Sold with copy discharge papers.