An Important Collection of Waterloo Medals

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Date of Auction: 8th December 1994

Sold for £1,400

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

WATERLOO 1815 (John Bingley, Royal Horse Guards) fitted with contemporary silver bar suspender inscribed 'Honour to the Brave, 14 Lance and Sabre wounds', nearly very fine

Footnote

John Bingley was born in Corby, Leicestershire, and was severely wounded at Waterloo. He was admitted to Chelsea Hospital on 18 February 1817, as a result of having been 'wounded at Waterloo by 14 Sabre wounds in different parts of his body, and fistula in ano from which he suffers much at times.'