Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (25 & 26 June 2014)

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Date of Auction: 25th & 26th June 2014

Sold for £800

Estimate: £700 - £900

Three: Private Joseph Evans, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, who died in 1858 while serving with Ross’s Camel Corps in Central India

Crimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (Joseph Evans. 2nd Batt. Rifle Brigade) regimentally impressed naming; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (Jos. Evans, 2nd Bn. Rifle Bde.); Turkish Crimea, Sardinian issue, unnamed, Sebastopol clasp wired due to broken carriage, very fine or better (3) £700-900

Footnote

2811 Private Joseph Evans was attached to Ross’s Camel Corps in Central India and died on 22 November 1858. The medal roll confirms additional entitlement to clasp for Central India.