The Collection of Medals formed by the late John Seabrook

Date of Auction: 28th March 2002

Sold for £2,200

Estimate: £1,600 - £1,800

Waterloo 1815 (James Edmondson, 1st Regiment Life Guards) fitted with original steel clip and ring suspension, some light edge bruising, otherwise better than very fine £1600-1800


James Edmondson was a carpenter by trade, born at Meldon, near Lancaster. He was severely wounded at Waterloo, losing his right arm above the elbow, and admitted to Chelsea Hospital on 6 March 1816, on a pension of 1 shilling per day.