Orders, Decorations and Medals (12 May 2015)

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Date of Auction: 12th May 2015

Sold for £2,400

Estimate: £2,400 - £2,800

Waterloo 1815 (Lieut. Lewis Heise, King’s Germ. Artillery) replacement steel clip and ring suspension, edge bruising and contact marks, nearly very fine £2400-2800


Ex D.N.W. 5 July 2011.

Lewis Heise was commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the King’s German Artillery on 15 December 1812. He served in the campaign in Northern Germany 1813-14, and was present with the 2nd Company at the battle of Waterloo where he was severely wounded (ref. London Gazette) or slightly wounded (ref. Beamish) on 18 June. His Waterloo medal was dispatched to him at Hanover as a Captain on half pay. With copied roll extracts and other research.