Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (13 January 2021)

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Date of Auction: 13th January 2021


Estimate: £200 - £240

Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (51. Cpl. G. Field. Mil: Mtd Police) pitted, otherwise very fine, scarce £200-£240


George Field was born in Canterbury, Kent. He attested for the 18th Hussars at Woolwich in March 1868, and transferred to the Military Mounted Police in August 1877, and advanced to Corporal in July 1882. Field served in Egypt, August 1882 - March 1889. He advanced to Sergeant in May 1886, and was discharged 9 April 1889, having served for 21 years and 20 days (additionally entitled to L.S. & G.C. and Khedive’s Star).