The Collection of Medals formed by Dr A W Stott (25 March 1997)

Date of Auction: 25th March 1997

Sold for £600

Estimate: £300 - £350

Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Maida (E. Splatt, Drummer, 20th Foot) minor edge nicks and bruising, otherwise good very fine

Footnote

72 Maida clasps to the regiment but only 2 as single clasp medals.

Edward Splatt is one of only two Drummers awarded this medal. He was born in Tiverton, Devon, and enlisted for unlimited service at Exeter on 22 August 1796, aged 14 years. He served for 28 years 47 days and was discharged on 7 October 1824.