An Extensive Collection of Medals for Long and Meritorious Service
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Date of Auction: 25th June 2008
Sold for £880
Estimate: £500 - £600
FootnoteOnly about 40 Edward VII Royal Marine Meritorious Service Medals were awarded.
Private William Giles, 82nd Company Royal Marines received a slight contused wound from round shot at the destruction of the Taku Forts, 21 August 1860 (ref. London Gazette 6 November 1860).