The Collection of Medals to the Cheshire and Manchester Regiments, Rifle Brigade and Royal Green Jackets formed by the late David Boniface

Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £1,200

Estimate: £700 - £900

Military General Service 1793-1814, 2 clasps, Busaco, Fuentes D’Onor (James Stillwell, 95th Rifles), edge bruise, very fine £700-900


Muster rolls reveal that James Stillwell enlisted in the 95th Rifles direct from the Middlesex Militia in October 1808, and was embarked for Portugal in No. 1 Company of the 1st Battalion in September 1810. So, too, that he was thrice confined to the Guard House in the following year.