The Collection of Medals formed by the late John Darwent

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2004

Sold for £920

Estimate: £600 - £700

Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Salamanca (J. Bartlett, 11th Light Dragns.) edge bruise, otherwise good very fine £600-700

Footnote

James Bartlett was born at Wallingford, Berkshire, circa 1783, and enlisted for the 11th Light Dragoons at King’s Stanley, Gloucestershire, on 16 December 1802, aged 19 years. He served in the Peninsula, at the battle of Salamanca, and in Captain Lutyens’ Troop at Waterloo, and was discharged to pension on 7 May 1825, having completed his third period of service. He died in London in December 1860. Sold with copy discharge papers.