A Collection of Medals to the Hampshire Regiment

Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £300

Estimate: £180 - £220

Pair: Private G. Grunsell, Hampshire Regiment

India General Service 1854-95, 2 clasps, Burma 1887-89, Burma 1889-92 (1966 Pte., 1st Bn. Hamps. R.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (1966 Pte., Hampshire Regt.) contact marks, fine (2) £180-220


George Grunsell was born in Netley, Southampton. A Labourer by occupation, he attested for the Hampshire Regiment at Winchester 29 December 1885, aged 20 years, 1 month. With them he served in India, September 1886-November 1888; Burma, November 1888-January 1891; East India, January 1891-January 1903; Aden, January 1903-January(?) 1904. Grunsell was discharged at his own request at Portsmouth on 15 May 1905. With copied service and discharge papers.