Meritorious Service Medal Groups from the Collection of Ian McInnes

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Date of Auction: 26th September 2018

Sold for £320

Estimate: £300 - £360

A long service and Annuity M.S.M. pair awarded to Barrack Sergeant-Major Elias Gregg, 82nd Foot

Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (328. C. Sergt. E. Gregg. 82nd Foot); Army Meritorious Service Medal, E.VII.R. (Bk. Serjt. Mjr. E. Gregg. 82nd Foot.) good very fine (2) £300-360

Footnote

Elias Gregg was born at Derby on 17 March 1839. He was recommended for the M.S.M. as Barrack Warden on 16 June 1904, still serving after 22 years 6 months in the line, 15 years 6 months in the Army Service Corps, and 8 years 6 months as Barrack Warden. He had 16 years service abroad and was awarded the L.S. & G.C. medal in 1875. He died at Staines in November 1923. Sold with research.