British Campaign and Gallantry Medals (22 March 2010)

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Date of Auction: 22nd March 2010

Sold for £320

Estimate: £150 - £200

Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, El-Teb (C. Carter, Pte., R.M.) slight contact marks, very fine £150-200


Calvin Carter was born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, on 10 August 1862. He enlisted into the Royal Marines at Liverpool on 10 August 1881. He served in the Sudan campaign of 1884 and was present at the battle of El Teb, 29 February 1884. Private Carter was invalided from the Royal Marines on 7 October 1890. With copied service paper and roll extracts.