Orders, Decorations and Medals (30 June 1998)

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Date of Auction: 30th June 1998

Sold for £700

Estimate: £500 - £600

Waterloo 1815 (James Cowell, 33rd Regiment Foot) fitted with original steel clip and later ring suspension, light contact marks and edge bruising, otherwise good very fine £500-600

Footnote

Ex Day collection 1910.

Private James Cowell was born in Cambridge and was just 21 years old at the battle of Waterloo. He lost his right leg amputated at the thigh from a wound in the battle and was admitted to Pension on 21 June 1816.