Orders, Decorations and Medals (12 May 2015)

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Date of Auction: 12th May 2015

Sold for £1,600

Estimate: £1,600 - £1,800

Waterloo 1815 (Staff Ser. Rob. Oliphant, Royal Horse Artillery) original steel clip with wide silver bar suspension inscribed, ‘Peninsula’, contact marks, good very fine £1600-1800


At Waterloo, Staff Sergeant Robert Oliphant served in Captain Beane’s “D” Troop, Royal Horse Artillery. In the battle the troop was mainly situated in the front central position of Wellington’s line, situated between La Haye Sainte and Hougoumont. In this position, the troop suffered severely, with Captain Beane and seven men killed and many others wounded. With copied research on “D” Troop R.H.A.