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Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Wounded At Waterloo.

Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Wounded At Waterloo.
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Wounded At Waterloo.
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Wounded At Waterloo.
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Wounded At Waterloo.
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Wounded At Waterloo.
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Wounded At Waterloo.
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Wounded At Waterloo.
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Wounded At Waterloo.

Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Wounded At Waterloo.



Rifle Green At Waterloo

Wounded On The 18th

The 95th Regiment of Foot, or The Rifles, as they are more commonly known, were in the thick of battle at Waterloo. The 2nd Battalion, sustained a 42% casualty rate, and were invited by Wellington to head the triumphal entry into Paris on 7th July 1815. Private Westcott was with the 2nd battalion at Waterloo, and in the thick of fighting, until smashed to the ground when shot went through his hip.

 

Item description: Waterloo Medal for sale to Private William Westcott, 2nd Battalion, 95th Regiment of Foot [The Rifles]. The medal with silver clip, ring suspension with ribbon.

The waterloo Medal in a purpose made fitted wooden and glazed case by Spink & Son of London.

Condition report: The Waterloo Medal in very good overall condition. The medal detail and naming are clear. The ribbon a 1970s replacement.

Notes on William Westcott : The publication Rifle Green At Waterloo, by George Caldwell and Robert Cooper, gives us the following information, Westcott joined the regiment on 3rd April 1813. He was wounded at Waterloo on the 18th with a gun shot wound to his left hip.

Notes on the 2nd Battalion, 95th Regiment of Foot: In the thick of battle at Waterloo, the 2nd Battalion, 95th sustained a 42% casualty rate. The 2/95th were invited by Wellington to head the triumphal entry into Paris on 7th July 1815.

Provenance: From the Westcott family. The medal given over to Spink & Son, London in the 1970s to be fitted to a purpose made wooden and glazed display case. The case with extending back panel so the medal could be displayed. The medal is for sale with the wood display case, and copies from the publication Rifle Green At Waterloo.




 

 

Price:

5,750.00

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