The Collection of Medals formed by the late John Darwent

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2004

Sold for £1,650

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,400

Waterloo 1815 (Thomas Kisbie, 1st Reg. Dragoon Guards) fitted with crude steel clip and ring suspension, edge bruising and polished, good fine £1200-1400

Footnote

Thomas Kisbie was born at Barnwell, Oundle, Northamptonshire, circa 1775, and enlisted into the 1st Dragoon Guards at Huntingdon on 24 January 1796, aged 21 years. He was wounded at Waterloo, promoted to Corporal in December 1815, and discharged at Ballinrobe, Ireland, on 2 September 1821, due to a reduction and chronic catarrh. Sold with copy discharge papers.