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

Date of Auction: 23rd September 2011

Sold for £1,900

Estimate: £1,600 - £1,800

Waterloo 1815 (Thomas Mason, 1st Reg. Dragoon Guards) fitted with original steel clip and ring suspension, edge bruising and polished, otherwise about nearly very fine £1600-1800


Two men of this name enlisted into the 1st Dragoon Guards, within two days of each other, on the 22nd and 24th September 1812. Both were present at the battle of Waterloo, where the latter man was killed in action with the 3rd Company. The above medal probably belongs to the former man who was aged 17 at the time of his enlistment and served with the 6th Company at Waterloo. Sold with relevant muster details.