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 £1,100

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,400

Waterloo 1815 (Serj. John Blazey, 2nd Batt. 69th Reg. Foot) fitted with replacement ring suspension, old lacquer, edge bruising and contact marks, therefore good fine £1200-1400


John Blazey volunteered for the 2/69th Regiment, from the West Norfolk Militia, on 12 January 1813. He was promoted to Corporal in March 1813 and to Sergeant in July 1814. Blazey served with the 2/69th in Holland and fought at the battle of Waterloo. He was discharged at Colchester on 22 February 1816. Sold with copy muster details.