The Collection of Medals formed by the late John Darwent

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2004

Sold for £1,350

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Waterloo 1815 (James Jones, 13th Reg. Light Dragoons) fitted with silver clip and steel ring suspension, nearly very fine £1000-1200

Footnote

James Jones was born at Stourton, Worcestershire, in 1784, and enlisted for the 13th Light Dragoons at Worcester on 25 June 1805, aged 21 years. He served in the Peninsula and was present at the battles of Albuhera, Vittoria and Toulouse, for which he received the M.G.S. Medal with three clasps, and at the battle of Waterloo. He was discharged at Romford on 24 March 1819, as being medically unfit. Sold with copy discharge papers.