A Collection of Medals to the Royal Lancaster Regiment
Date of Auction: 25th June 2014
Sold for £230
Estimate: £180 - £220
FootnoteWilliam Lynch was born in London. A Tin Plate Worker by occupation, he attested for the 4th Regiment at Westminster on 20 June 1864, aged 18 years. Lynch served overseas in the East Indies for 2 years, 4 months and in Abyssinia for 6 months. Discharged at Portsmouth on 6 November 1872, being found unfit for further service - a double hernia - this being blamed on lifting heavy baggage in August 1872 when serving as a baggage guard.
With copied discharge papers and other research.