A Collection of Medals to the Hampshire Regiment

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Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £1,400

Estimate: £450 - £550

Three: Colour Sergeant R. Carr, 67th Regiment

China 1857-60, 2 clasps, Taku Forts 1860, Pekin 1860 (Drumr. Robt. Carr, 67 Regt.) officially impressed naming, clasp carriage damaged; Afghanistan 1878-80, 2 clasps, Charasia, Kabul (4179 Cr. Sgt. R. Carr, 67th Foot) correction to ‘67th’; Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small reverse letters (4179 Cr. Sergt. R. Carr, 67th Foot) edge bruising, first two with contact marks, good fine and better (3) £450-550

Footnote

Robert Carr was born in Plymouth. He attested for service with the 67th Regiment at Belfast on 30 May 1856, underaged at 14 years. He was appointed a Drummer in August 1858 and a Private in June 1857, attaining the rank of Colour Sergeant in November 1860. Awarded the Long Service medal with a gratuity of £5 on 1 May 1879. Discharged on 7 August 1892.

With copied service papers.