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 £750

Estimate: £300 - £400

Canada General Service 1866-70, 2 clasps, Fenian Raid 1870, Red River 1870 (No. 906 Pte. G. Beamish, 69th Foot) officially impressed naming, nearly extremely fine £300-400

Footnote

Sold with a letter from the Public Record Office, dated September 1963, which states that ‘Medal Rolls (W.O.100/110) show that George Beamish was awarded the Canada General Service Medal with Bars for Fenian Raids 1866 and 1870, and Red River Expedition 1870’. However, his name does not appear on any of the published rolls by Brown, Thyen or Neale & Irwin.