Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (2 April 2004)

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2004

Sold for £2,900

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,600

Waterloo 1815 (George Curless, 6th or Inniskilling Drag.) fitted with steel clip and ring suspension, light edge bruising, otherwise nearly very fine £1400-1600


George Curless enlisted into the 6th Dragoons on on 1 August 1804, aged 16 years. He served at Waterloo in Captain Hollech’s Troop and was discharged at Newbridge on 25 August 1821. Four days later he was entered as an ‘out-pensioner’ at Kilmainham Hospital, aged 33 years and formerly a weaver by trade. Sold with some research.