The Collection of Medals formed by the late Alan Wolfe

Date of Auction: 7th December 2005

Sold for £880

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Military General Service 1793-1814, 3 clasps, Vimiera, Barrosa, St. Sebastian (Matthew Pollard, 9th Foot) nearly very fine £800-1000


Matthew Pollard was born in the Parish of Sileby, Mount Sorrell, Leicestershire, and enlisted into the 9th Regiment, for unlimited service, at Chelmsford on 22 August 1807, a frame work knitter aged 21 years. He was discharged due to ‘length of service and worn out’ at Manchester on 21 May 1828, aged 42. Sold with copy discharge papers.