A Collection of Waterloo Medals

Date of Auction: 4th March 2020

Sold for £950

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Waterloo 1815 (Thomas Freind, Royal Artillery Drivers.) fitted with replacement silver clip and small ring suspension, edge bruising and contact marks, otherwise nearly very fine £1,000-£1,200


Thomas Friend was born at Peasmarch, Sussex, and enlisted on 1 June 1803, aged 22, for unlimited service. He was discharged on 30 April 1818, to pension, as a result of a reduction in the regiment and completion of his second period of service. His correct name was Friend and not FREIND as shown on his medal.