Orders, Decorations and Medals (27 July 1995)

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Date of Auction: 27th July 1995

Sold for £90

Estimate: £50 - £60

Turkish Crimea (2), Sardinian issue (W. Furn, 11th Hussars) somewhat crude contemporary naming; British issue (G. Roberson. 3004) engraved naming, both medals fitted with contemporary replacement suspenders, nearly very fine or better (2)


Private William Furn served in the Crimea with the 11th Hussars at Sebastopol. He transferred to the 17th Lancers and served with them in Malwa and Central India, in action with the rebels at Geerapoor on 29 December, 1858, and at Baroda on 1 January, 1859. Sold with copy service papers.
Private George Roberson served in the Rifle Brigade, regimental No. 3004, during the Kaffir War 1850-53, and in the Crimea. Sold with copy service papers.