A Collection of Naval General Service Medals 1793-1840

Date of Auction: 18th June 2020

Sold for £2,600

Estimate: £2,600 - £3,000

Naval General Service 1793-1840, 1 clasp, St. Domingo (William Stewart, Gunner.) light contact marks, otherwise good very fine £2,600-£3,000


Provenance: Christies, November 1985; Dix Noonan Webb, June 1996.

William Stewart is confirmed on the rolls as a Gunner aboard H.M.S. Kingfisher at St Domingo (10 clasps issued to this ship). He entered Kingfisher as a Gunner ‘per warrant from Rr Adml Cochrane’ on 30 January 1805, and appears on the muster rolls for that ship until he was discharged on 17 July 1810, ‘Superseded’. Sold with some research including copied Admiralty roll entry.