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The excessively rare MGS with ‘Benevente’ clasp awarded to Lieutenant-General John Chester, who was present in the action with Eveleigh’s C Troop Royal Horse Artillery, and was one of only two officers to receive this clasp, Captain Eveleigh himself being the other recipient, whose medal is in the Royal Artillery museum
Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Benevente (J. Chester, 2nd Capt. R. Arty.) nearly extremely fine £12,00...
Sold for £20,000
A very rare and important M.G.S. medal for the capture of Martinique in 1809, awarded to Major-General John Robyns, K.H., Royal Marines, one of only 15 M.G.S. medals issued to Royal Marine recipients; he was afterwards actively employed in North America 1813-14, where he commanded a battalion of 400 marines at the capture of Washington in August 1814, and in the action before Baltimore in September 1814, when he was severely wounded and General R...
Sold for £28,000
The rare M.G.S. medal for ‘Chrystler’s Farm’ awarded to Lieutenant Hector Munro, 49th Foot, who carried the colours and was slightly wounded in this action, for which only 7 officers of the regiment lived to claim the clasp; he was later a Captain in the Royal Canadian Rifles and settled in Canada
Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Chrystler’s Farm (Hector Munro, Lieut. 49th Foot) clasp face slightly bent at left side, small...
The rare M.G.S. medal for ‘Chrystler’s Farm’ awarded to Captain J. M. Shand, 89th Foot, one of only three officers of the regiment who lived to claim the clasp for this action
Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Chrystler’s Farm (I. M. Shand, Capt. 89th Foot) correction to first initial, some very minor edge bruises, otherwise good very fine £14,000-£18,000
Sold for £19,000
The rare M.G.S. medal for ‘Chateauguay’ awarded to Captain Stephen McKay, 2nd Battalion, Select Embodied Militia of Lower Canada, later acting 1st Major in the 8th Battalion (Division of Three Rivers)
Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Chateauguay (S. McKay, Capt. Canadn. Militia.) toned, nearly extremely fine £6,000-£8,000
Sold for £10,000
The rare M.G.S. medal for ‘Fort Detroit’ awarded to Major Ebenezer Reynolds, 1st Essex Militia, who commanded the Flank companies of the 1st and 2nd Essex Militia at the first battle of Frenchtown on the River Raisin; he is the only Canadian officer of Field rank on the rolls for Fort Detroit
Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Fort Detroit (E. Reynolds, Major, Canadn. Militia) extremely fine £8,000-£10,000
Sold for £12,000
This collection was sold on 14 April 2021.
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