Orders, Decorations and Medals (28 July 1993)

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Date of Auction: 28th July 1993

Sold for £640

Estimate: £500 - £600

MILITARY GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1814, 3 clasps, Rolcia, Vimiera, Barrosa (G. Smith, 95th Foot, Rifles) dark toned, extremely fine and a unique combination of clasps to the regiment

Footnote

George Smith is shown as being admitted to Chelsea Hospital as a pensioner on 2 October 1811 as a consequence of being wounded in the right hand at Barrosa. Only 40 clasps for Roleia to the 95th Rifles.