Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (26 March 2009)
Date of Auction: 26th March 2009
Sold for £1,900
Estimate: £1,600 - £1,800
Military General Service 1793-1814, 6 clasps, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria, St. Sebastian, Nive (R. Bottoms, 52nd Foot) edge bruising, therefore very fine £1600-1800
FootnoteThree officers and 48 men of the 52nd received the clasp for St Sebastian where they served in a detachment of volunteers. Private Robert Bottoms was also present at Waterloo. In June 1817 he transferred having volunteered to the 27th Foot.
Sold with copy medal roll entry and relevant pay list for transfer.