Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (24 & 25 February 2016)

Date of Auction: 24th & 25th February 2016

Sold for £1,100

Estimate: £600 - £800

Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Talavera (Roger Price, 61st Foot) edge bruising, otherwise very fine £600-800


Roger Price was born in the Parish of Curcowell (Crickhowell), near Brecon, in the county of Abergavenny. He was attested for the 61st Foot on 25 March 1800, aged 18 years. He was transferred to the 1st Royal Regiment of Veterans on 2 October 1815, in consequence of ‘asthma and weakness of the left side from accidental fall while on duty at Gibraltar’, and was discharged upon the disbandment of that regiment on 21 June 1816. Sold with copied discharge papers.