The Collection of Medals formed by the late John Seabrook

Date of Auction: 28th March 2002

Sold for £900

Estimate: £600 - £800

Military General Service 1793-1814, 2 clasps, Talavera, Albuhera (Richd. Holden, Corpl. 48th Foot) a little polished, otherwise good very fine £600-800


Richard Holden was born at Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, and served in the 48th Regiment for 9 yaers. He was discharged in 1812, in consequence of ‘wounded right scapula and injury of the clavicle at Albuhera.’ He was placed on a pension of 6 pence per diem, increased to 9 pence per diem from 29 January 1856.