Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (27 & 28 September 2016)

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Date of Auction: 27th & 28th September 2016

Sold for £600

Estimate: £500 - £550

Punjab 1848-49, 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (Drumr. W. Thomas, 24th Foot.) nearly very fine £500-550


William Thomas was born at Milford, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, and attested for the 24th Foot at Devonport, Devon, on 19 September 1842, aged 14 years. He was appointed Drummer on 19 March 1845, and promoted Corporal on 25 October 1862. He was discharged on 22 October 1867 and is not entitled to the L.S. & G.C. having twice been tried by court martial. Sold with copied service papers which confirm medal and clasps.