Three to Paymaster H.S.Michell, 49th Foot,
Lot 86
Three to Paymaster H.S.Michell, 49th Foot,
Sold for £2,040 (US$ 3,426) inc. premium
Lot Details
Three to Paymaster H.S.Michell, 49th Foot,
China 1842 (H.S.Michell. Lieut. 49th Regiment Foot.); Crimea 1854-56, three bars, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol, engraved (H.S.Michell 49th Foot 1855.); Turkish Crimea, private purchase Sardinian issue. Very fine. (3)

Footnotes

  • Paymaster Henry Seymour Michell: Ensign 22.5.1835; Lieutenant 22.3.1839; Honorary Major 1.1.1860.

    He served with the 49th Regiment throughout the whole of the operations in China, commencing with the first taking of Chusan, and terminating with the demonstration before Nankin, including the storm and capture of the heights above Canton, attack and capture of the heights above Canton, attack and capture of Amoy, second capture of Chusan, attack and capture of the heights of Chinhae, occupation of Ningpo, and repulse of the night-attack; attack and capture of the enemy's entrenched camp on the heights of Segoan, attack and capture of Chapoo, Woosung, and Chin Kiang Foo. He served in the Eastern campaign of 1854-55, including the battles of Alma and Inkermann, sortie of 26th Oct., and seige of Sebatopol (Medal with three clasps and Turkish Medal)
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