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 £1,600

Estimate: £1,600 - £1,800

Waterloo 1815 (Thomas Jones, 1st Reg. Dragoon Guards.) fitted with replacement clip and ring suspension, some scratching and contact marks, possible faint traces of brooch marks to obverse, otherwise very fine £1600-1800


Thomas Jones was born at Knighton, Radnor, circa 1776. He worked as a labourer until attesting for the 1st Dragoon Guards on 8 May 1799. He returned to Manchester in 1816 and was invalided at Chatham on 21 August 1817, due to ‘chronic catarrh’ and awarded a pension of 5d per day. Sold with copied Chelsea Hospital entry (WO/120).