Pre WW1 Medal Groups
M.G.S.M & Waterloo Medal Group To Chisholm - 42nd Regiment Of Foot
Military General Service Medal named to R.CHISHOLM, 42ND FOOT. MGS 1 edge bruise otherwise NEF.
Clasps: Busaco, Fuentes D’Onor, Salamanca, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse.
Waterloo Medal contact marks and edge bruise. RODERICK CHISHOLM 42nd or R. H. REG. INFANTRY.
On silver ring and double bar suspender. Naming very weak in places but readable.
42nd Regimental Medal for the Peninsula NEF on a hinged double bar suspender and a further double bar these inscribed with Vittoria, Pamplona, Badajoz, Rodrigo.
An exceedingly scarce and desirable trio to the Black Watch.
Copy papers included. Roderick enlisted in June 1807 and served a total of 21years and 191 days + 2 years for Waterloo.
He was twice wounded by Lance, firstly at Toulouse, a veritable blood bath for the 42nd and latterly at Waterloo (Quatre Bras) whilst serving in Captain James Stirling’s Company.
During this Battle Colonel McCarra was Killed on the field leading his men, the 42nd were in the thick of it. He was eventually discharged in 1828 due to a bad fracture of his right collar bone, caused by falling downstairs at Paisley Barracks in 1827.
Provenance. MacKenzie 1911, Glendinning 1934, Baldwins 1954, Samson 1984, Christies 1989, Leyland-Robinson Collection, Green 2013.
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