The Collection of Medals formed by the late John Seabrook

Date of Auction: 28th March 2002

Sold for £1,800

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,400

Military General Service 1793-1814, 9 clasps, Talavera, Busaco, Albuhera, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse (Hugh Henderson, 31st Foot) nearly extremely fine £1200-1400


Ex Needes, Elson, and Leyland Robinson Collections. Maximum number of clasps to the 31st foot, one of eleven issued.

Hugh Henderson enlisted into the 31st Foot on 14 September 1807, a recruit from the Manchester District. He served in Spain, Portugal and France from September 1808 until September 1814, and was discharged at Portsea on 27 October 1814.