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

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Date of Auction: 27th & 28th September 2016

Sold for £400

Estimate: £260 - £300

The Crimea medal to Private Thomas Whitehead, 23rd Foot, who was posted missing, presumed killed, at the final attack on the Redan

Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (T. Whitehead. 23rd Regt.) officially impressed naming, good very fine £260-300

Footnote

Thomas Whitehead was born at Northwick, Gloucestershire, and enlisted as a private in the 23rd Foot on 17 July 1854. He was reported missing, presumed killed, from 8 September 1855, the attack on the Redan, and struck off on 8 November 1855. Sold with copied research.