The Collection of Medals formed by the late John Seabrook

Date of Auction: 28th March 2002

Sold for £820

Estimate: £600 - £700

Military General Service 1793-1814, 3 clasps, Martinique, Albuhera, Ciudad Rodrigo (James Beaumont, 7th Foot) edge bruising and scratches, otherwise about very fine £600-700


James Beaumont was a weaver from Halifax, Yorkshire, and enlisted around April 1805. He was discharged to a pension of 9d per day on 7 October 1813, as the result of a gun shot wound to his left leg, received near Salamanca (Ref W/O 120/23 p299).