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 £1,400

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,600

Waterloo 1815 (Thomas Fitton, 16th or Queen’s Light Drag.) fitted with original steel clip and small ring suspension, small cut to edge, light edge bruising and contact marks, otherwise nearly very fine £1400-1600


Thomas Fitton was born in the Parish of St John’s, Chester, and enlisted into the 16th Light Dragoons on 9 August 1791, a Blacksmith by trade. He was discharged at Dublin on 29 January 1817, with 27 years 174 days service, including Waterloo, and admitted to Kilmainham Hospital for pension on 22 February 1817. Sold with copied discharge papers.