The Collection of Medals formed by the late Arnold Jackson

Date of Auction: 12th December 2012

Sold for £1,650

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Corunna (G. Pearson, Lieut. 81st Foot) very fine £1800-2200


George Pearson was appointed Lieutenant in the 81st Foot on 21 May 1807. He served with the 2nd Battalion in Spain and was wounded at Corunna. Promoted to Captain on 25 June 1812, he was placed on half-pay on 25 March 1816.