The collection of medals to the 41st and 69th Regiments of Foot (The Welch Regiment) formed by the late colonel Dudley Thornton, CBE

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Date of Auction: 7th July 2010

Sold for £2,500

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Waterloo 1815 (Daniel Collis, 2nd Batt. 69th Reg. Foot) fitted with steel clip and ring suspension, small test mark to rim, otherwise good very fine £1800-2200


Daniel Collis was born in the Parish of Wallop, Hampshire, and enlisted into the 69th Regiment on 17 August 1813, aged 34. He was discharged at Colchester on 8 October 1816, ‘in consequence of the reduction of the Battalion and being wounded on the 16th June at Quatre Bra in the left thigh by a musket ball’. Sold with copy discharge papers.