A Collection of Medals to the Royal Lancaster Regiment

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Date of Auction: 25th June 2014

Sold for £480

Estimate: £420 - £460

Crimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (C. Richardson, 4th Regt.) officially impressed naming, edge bruising, contact marks, nearly very fine £420-460


Charles Richardson enlisted into the 4th Regiment at Weedon, Northamptonshire. Served briefly in Malta and Turkey before proceeding to the Crimea, 1854-56. Served in India, September 1857-February 1860 and was present at the attack on Fort Beyt on 2 April 1858 - awarded the Indian Mutiny Medal without clasp. Then served at Aden, 1860-61 and on the Somali coast, 1861. Discharged from the Invalid Department on 7 May 1862.

With copied research.