Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria to include a Fine Collection of Napoleonic Medals (25 March 2015)

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Date of Auction: 25th March 2015

Sold for £3,600

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Waterloo 1815 (Richard Greensmith, Royal Horse Guards.) fitted with steel clip and ring suspension, handling marks, otherwise good very fine and a very rare casualty £4000-5000


Richard Greensmith served in Captain John Thoyts troop at Waterloo and was posted missing ‘supposed to be killed’. In the muster dated February 1816 he is shown as ‘Waterloo man supposed to be killed 18th June’, and again in a muster dated 15 February 1817 under ‘casualties’ where he is one of nine men listed as ‘killed 18th June 1815’. Sold with relevant copied muster lists.