An M.G.S. and Waterloo pair to Sergeant J.Lucas, 2nd Life Guards,
Lot 139
An M.G.S. and Waterloo pair to Sergeant J.Lucas, 2nd Life Guards,
Sold for £3,877 (US$ 6,080) inc. premium

Lot Details
An M.G.S. and Waterloo pair to Sergeant J.Lucas, 2nd Life Guards,
Military General Service 1793-1814, one bar, Toulouse (J.Lucas, Serjeant, 2nd Life Guards.); Waterloo 1815, with replacement silver suspension bar soldered to medal at 12 O'clock (Jo. Lucas. 2nd Reg. Life Guards.). Contact marks to the second, otherwise very fine. (2)

Footnotes

  • Corporal of Horse Joseph Lucas was born in Leeds, he was a Labourer and enlisted at Leeds aged 17 on 9.1.1813. He was promoted to Corporal of Horse on 17.12.1819. He was reduced to Private on 28.1.1820, he was then later promoted to Corporal of Horse on 21.9.1821 until 28.10.1837. Served in the Peninsular from March to July 1814 and then at Waterloo. He suffered a Lance Wound on the Shoulder and on the Body, and a sabre cut on the Arm at the Battle of Waterloo. He was unfit for further service as a result of a chest disease in October 1837. Sold with copy service papers.
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