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Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Sharpe Series | Wounded

Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Sharpe Series | Wounded
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Sharpe Series | Wounded
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Sharpe Series | Wounded
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Sharpe Series | Wounded
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Sharpe Series | Wounded
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Sharpe Series | Wounded
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Sharpe Series | Wounded
Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Sharpe Series | Wounded

Waterloo Medal | 95th Regt | Sharpe Series | Wounded

 

 

 

The 95th Inspired Cornwell's Historical  Sharpe Series

 

Wounded June 18

From The Family

Bespoke Display Case



 Waterloo Medal for sale to Private William Westcott, 2nd Battalion, 95th Regiment of Foot [The Rifles]. The Waterloo Medal with silver clip, ring suspension & ribbon.  The waterloo Medal in a bespoke display case made by Spink & Son, London.

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

Notes on William Westcott: The book Rifle Green At Waterloo, by George Caldwell and Robert Cooper, confirm Westcott joined the regiment on 3rd April 1813, and sustained a gun shot wound to his left hip at The Battle of Waterloo on June 18th, 1815.

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 family commissioned Spink & Son, London to make a display case for the medal [1970s]. The display case [wood and glass], plus copies from the publication Rifle Green At Waterloo are included in the  sale.

Find Out More: The 95th Regiment of Foot featured in Bernard Cornwell's historical 'Sharpe Series.' First published in the 80s, the stories focus around the fictitional charater Richard Sharpe, a British soldier, romantic, and son of a prostitute. In the original television adaptation, Sean Bean plays the central role.

Richard Moore was the historical advisor to the more recent, 'Sharpe' T.V. series.

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Price:

5,750.00

Please click here to send an email about this item, or phone 00 44 (0) 1694 781354 to arrange or discuss purchase, quoting stock number: b001285

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