Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (5 July 2011)

Date of Auction: 5th July 2011

Sold for £3,100

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Waterloo 1815 (Lieut. Lewis Heise, King’s Germ. Artillery) fitted with replacement steel clip and ring suspension, edge bruising and contact marks, otherwise, therefore nearly very fine £2500-3000


Lewis Heise was commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the King’s German Artillery on 15 December 1812. He served in the campaign in Northern Germany 1813-14, and was present with the 2nd Company at the battle of Waterloo where he was slightly wounded on 8 June. His Waterloo medal was dispatched to him at Hannover as a Captain on half pay.