Peninsula War Medals from the Collection of the late A.L.T. Mullen

Date of Auction: 29th June 2006

Sold for £2,100

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,600

Military General Service 1793-1814, 7 clasps, Barrosa, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse (W. Moore, 87th Foot) some edge bruising, minor contact marks, very fine £1400-1600

Footnote

Ex Cheylesmore Collection 1930; Tinlin Collection 1965; Tyrer Collection 1975

William Moore was born in the Parish of St. Mary’s, Athlone. Enlisting into the army, he served in the 87th Foot (Prince of Wales’s Irish Regiment) for 7 years, 6 months. He was wounded in the left leg and head at Bayonne and discharged on 24 January 1817. Moore was granted a pension of 6d per diem, increased to 1/- in 1858. Clasps confirmed, a unique combination to the regiment. Sold with copied research.