An M.G.S. and Waterloo Pair to Surgeon W Gallairs, 1st Foot,
Lot 191
An M.G.S. and Waterloo Pair to Surgeon W Galliers, 1st Foot,
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 10,074) inc. premium
Lot Details
An M.G.S. and Waterloo Pair to Surgeon W Galliers, 1st Foot,
Military General Service Medal, 1793-1814, two bars, Vittoria, St.Sebastian (W.Gallairs, Surgn 1st Foot.); Waterloo 1815, fitted with replacement steel clip and straight bar suspension (Surgeon Wm. Galliers 3rd Bat. 1st Foot. or R.Scots.). Some contact marks and edge bruising to the second, otherwise toned very fine or better. (2)

Footnotes

  • Confirmed on the M.G.S. roll as Surgeon William Galliers entitled to Vittoria and St.Sebastain. Confirmed on roll as Surgeon with the 3rd Battalion Royal Scots at Waterloo.

    William Galliers was born on the 28th July 1775, Assistant Surgeon 1st Foot 25th March 1804; Surgeon 8th West India Regiment 10th September 1807; 1st Foot 20th April 1809; Staff 7th September 1815; Retired Half Pay 25th July 1816.

    He died on the 15th December 1861.
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