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

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Date of Auction: 24th February 2016

Sold for £1,300

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,600

A Crimean War D.C.M. awarded to Corporal George W. Hughes, 28th Regiment, who died in the Crimea

Distinguished Conduct Medal, V.R. (Corpl. Geo. Wm. Hughes. 28th Regt.) minor edge bruises, otherwise nearly extremely fine £1400-1600


D.C.M. recommendation dated 18 July 1855; medal ordered 2 August 1855.

George William Hughes, a Clerk from Cripplegate, London, enlisted into the 28th Regiment on 16 October 1835. He died in the Crimea on 5 June 1855. Sold with copied muster rolls.