A Collection of Medals to the 23rd Foot Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Date of Auction: 27th February 2019

Sold for £1,200

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Military General Service 1793-1814, 3 clasps, Nivelle, Orthes, Toulouse (William Wilkinson, 23rd Foot) edge bruising and contact marks, otherwise very fine £800-£1,000


William Wilkinson was born at Preston, Lancashire, and attested at Plymouth on 1 April 1813, aged 16 years, a weaver by trade. He served in the Peninsula in 1813-14, and was in No. 5 Company at the battle of Waterloo.