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: £600 - £700

Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Delhi (Lieut. R, R, Daly. 61st Regt.) light marks overall, otherwise good very fine £600-700


Robert Richardson Daly, Gentleman Cadet from the Royal Military College, was appointed Ensign in the 61st Foot on 27 December 1850. He was promoted to Lieutenant, by purchase, on 17 December 1852. He served in the Indian campaign of 1857, and was present at the siege, assault, and capture of Delhi, and action of Nujjufghur (Medal and Clasp). Lieutenant Daly died in India on 28 August 1859.