Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (5 April 2006)

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Date of Auction: 5th April 2006

Sold for £110

Estimate: £70 - £90

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (2267 Cr. Serjt. Geoe. Leonard, 68th Foot) minor edge bruising, good very fine £70-90


George Leonard was born in Castle Peiscintes, near Bristol, c.1821. A labourer by occupation, he enlisted into the 68th Foot on 30 May 1844 and attained the rank of Colour-Sergeant on 22 January 1854. He served overseas in Malta for 2 years, India for 5 years and New Zealand for 2 years. Awarded the L.S.& G.C. Medal in November 1864, he was discharged on 7 August 1866. Sold with some copied service details.