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

Date of Auction: 27th February 2019

Sold for £800

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Crimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (T. Munt. 23rd Regt.) officially impressed naming, nearly extremely fine £800-£1,000


Thomas Munt was posted missing on 20 December 1854 (London Gazette 9 January 1855 refers). The medal rolls for both Alma and Inkermann state ‘Prisoner of War’. He died as a prisoner of war and was ‘struck off’ the Pay List on 21 February 1855.