A Collection of Militaria to the Gloucestershire Regiment (28th and 61st Foot)

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Date of Auction: 24th February 2016

Sold for £2,000

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,400

Military General Service 1793-1814, 5 clasps, Busaco, Albuhera, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nive (Wiliam Isaac, 28th Foot.) minor edge bruising, otherwise good very fine £1200-1400


Ex Cheylesmore Collection 1930; Glendining’s, March 1969.

William Isaac/Isaacs was born in the Parish of Bickinton, Devon, and was enlisted into the 28th Foot at the age of twenty-seven on 6 December 1805. He was discharged on 24 December 1814, in consequence of ‘an amputated thigh from a gun shot wound at Bayonne, 13 December 1813’. Sold with copied discharge papers.