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Title Military General Service medal
Nationality British
Period 1847

Military General Service medal, 1793-1814. Five clasps: BUSACO, BADAJOZ, SALAMANCA, ORTHES, TOULOUSE. 'ROBT THOMPSON, 27TH FOOT'. Private Robert Thompson, 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot, the Royal Irish Rangers. All clasps confirmed in medal roll.

His name is shown as Robert Thomson in the roll, and is one of only three men in this regiment to have received this clasp combination, thus rare to the regiment. (Provenance: ex-Spink 1986 & 1988). With its original silk ribbon, now somewhat faded. NEF.

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[Militaria : Medals : British : 19th Century]


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