A Fine Collection of Napoleonic Medals and Artefacts

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Date of Auction: 25th March 2015

Sold for £2,600

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Waterloo 1815 (Christ. Armstrong, 6th or Inniskilling Drag.) fitted with steel clip and bar suspension, some light contact wear, otherwise very fine £2000-2500

Footnote

Ex Watters Collection 1913.

Christopher Armstrong was born in the Parish of Lotherstown, Maguiresbridge, County Fermanagh, and enlisted into the 6th Dragoons at Enniskilling on 11 October 1811, aged 19 years, a Weaver by trade. He served ‘eight months in Flanders and France during the campaign of 1815’ and was in Captain William Hadden's "A" troop at Waterloo. He was discharged on 18 June 1838 with a total service of 28 years 251 days, including Waterloo service. Sold with copied discharge papers, regimental medal roll entry and enlistment muster roll.