The Collection of Medals formed by the late Alan Wolfe

Date of Auction: 7th December 2005

Sold for £1,500

Estimate: £1,600 - £1,800

Military General Service 1793-1814, 7 clasps, Talavera, Busaco, Fuentes D’Onor, Salamanca, Vittoria, Orthes, Toulouse (J. Bradshaw, Serjeant 14th Light Dragoons) cleaned and lacquered, otherwise better than very fine £1600-1800


James Bradshaw (alias Burridge) was born in the Parish of Turvey, near Turney, Bedfordshire. He enlisted into the 14th Light Dragoons, for unlimited service, at Kingston, Surrey, on 5 June 1805, aged 22 years. He served for a total of 24 years 235 days, including 6 years 236 days as a Sergeant, and was discharged at Leeds Barracks on 14 November 1829, in consequence of impaired vision, the effects of age.