A Collection of Waterloo Medals

Date of Auction: 4th March 2020

Sold for £1,800

Estimate: £1,600 - £2,000

Waterloo 1815 (William Alcock, 2nd Batt. Grenad. Guards.) fitted with original steel clip and replacement ring suspension, good very fine £1,600-£2,000


William Alcock was born in East Grinstead, Sussex, and enlisted in 1803. He served in Lieutenant-Colonel Fitzroy Somerset's Company at Waterloo. He was admitted to an out-pension at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, on 4 October 1816 suffering from ‘Deficient sight’, and died on 1 February 1833.