Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (23 September 2011)

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Date of Auction: 23rd September 2011

Sold for £1,400

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,600

Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, Navarino (James Edgcombe) good very fine £1400-1600

Footnote

Ex Needes Collection, April 1940.

James Edgcombe served as a Private in the Royal Marines aboard H.M.S. Albion at Navarino. He was born at Underwood, Devon, and was enlisted by Lieutenant Edwards at the Royal Marines Head Quarters on 22 June 1825, aged 19. He was discharged to Plymouth Hospital suffering from paralysis of his left arm on 4 October 1830. Sold with copied muster rolls.