An Important Collection of Waterloo Medals

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Date of Auction: 8th December 1994

Sold for £600

Estimate: £500 - £700

WATERLOO 1815 (Cornelius Roberts, 18th Regiment Hussars) fitted with original steel clip and small ring suspender, nearly extremely fine

Footnote

Ex Gaskell 1911

Cornelius Roberts was born at Kingsfield, Suffolk, circa 1782, and was a bricklayer by trade. At Waterloo he served in Captain Lloyd's troop. He was discharged on reduction of the regiment in February 1819, and admitted to Chelsea Hospital on a pension of 7 pence per day.