A Collection of Waterloo Medals

Date of Auction: 4th March 2020

Sold for £1,900

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Waterloo 1815 (Matthew Charlton, 1st Regiment Life Guards.) fitted with replacement steel clip and ring suspension, edge bruising and contact marks, better than good fine £2,000-£2,600


Matthew Charlton was born at Alston, Cumberland, and enlisted in 1811. He served in the Peninsula and was present at the battle of Vittoria. Promoted to Corporal in 1819, he was discharged in 1833.