A Collection of Waterloo Medals

Date of Auction: 4th March 2020

Sold for £1,100

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,400

Waterloo 1815 (John Owin, Driver, Royal Horse Artillery) fitted with original steel clip and replacement ring suspension, light contact marks, otherwise good very fine £1,200-£1,400


John Owin was born in the Parish of Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire. He enlisted into the Royal Horse Artillery on 3 July 1803, aged 22, and served in Major Ramsay’s “H” Troop R.H.A. at Waterloo. He was discharged with a pension in 1819 due to a pectoral complaint.