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
FootnoteEx 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.