Pre WW1 Single Medals
Victorian Crimean War Medal 3 Clasp Private T Monnelly King's Own Regiment
Victorian British Crimean War medal 1854-56
Crimean war medal 1854-56, awarded to 3139 Private Thomas Monnelly 4th Regiment (King's Own), Alma, Inkermann and Sebastopol clasps. Official impressed "4TH REGT", name re-engraved in contemporary capitals "T MONELLY" , signs of reasonable wear IMO at least Good Very Fine, few light edge marks, light wear only, suspension a little slack, turns freely, replacement ribbon. original rivets between Top two clasps, silver wire holds Alma and Inkerman clasps. Medal comes with copy medal rolls showing he was entitled to medal and the three battle clasps, one medal roll shows correct spelling of name for 3139 T Monelly. other roll 3139 T Monnelly, its likely owner had name re-engraved due to spelling mistake at mint. He probably earned Sebastopol clasp during famous attack by the British on the "Redan" at Sebastopol June 1855, please see pictures for condition
The 4th was a single battalion regiment when it was posted to the Crimea in 1854. They were at the Alma, Inkerman, and the siege of Sevastopol where they suffered the cold and hunger in the trenches during the first winter of the war. In October 1854, a member of the regiment, Private Thomas Grady won its first VC. Two officers who died were Capt W Arnold who died of wounds while a prisoner of war, and Colonel H C Cobbe CB, commanding the regiment, who was wounded on the Redan on 18th June 1855 and died on 6th August.
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