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Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Corunna (Robt. Gray, Serjt. 26th Foot.) brooch fittings removed from reverse, re-affixed copy suspension with engraved clasp, fine £300-£400---Robert Gray was born at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, and enlisted there on 1 November 1803, for unlimited service, aged 16, a weaver by trade. 'He served with the 1st Battn in Germany in 1805, in Spain in 1808 & 9, being present at the battle of Corunna, in Walcheren in 1809, being present at the siege of Flushing, & in Portugal in 1811 & 12.' He was discharged at Dublin in the rank of Colour-Sergeant on 25 May 1827, in consequence of 'length of service and being worn out.' He was also awarded the 26th Regimental Medal which was once in the collection of Colonel Murray named to him as a Colour-Sergeant.Sold with copied discharge papers------For more information, additional images and to bid on this lot please go to the auctioneers website, www.noonans.co.uk
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Single Campaign Medals

Estimate £300 - £400
May 25, 2022
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Est. £300 - £400Starting Price £150
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May 25, 2022 5:00 AM EDT
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Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Corunna (Robt. Gray, Serjt. 26th Foot.) brooch fittings removed from reverse, re-affixed copy suspension with engraved clasp, fine £300-£400---Robert Gray was born at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, and enlisted there on 1 November 1803, for unlimited service, aged 16, a weaver by trade. 'He served with the 1st Battn in Germany in 1805, in Spain in 1808 & 9, being present at the battle of Corunna, in Walcheren in 1809, being present at the siege of Flushing, & in Portugal in 1811 & 12.' He was discharged at Dublin in the rank of Colour-Sergeant on 25 May 1827, in consequence of 'length of service and being worn out.' He was also awarded the 26th Regimental Medal which was once in the collection of Colonel Murray named to him as a Colour-Sergeant.Sold with copied discharge papers------For more information, additional images and to bid on this lot please go to the auctioneers website, www.noonans.co.uk

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