Pair to Assistant Surgeon R.H.Bolton, 78th and 50th Foot, late Royal Navy,
Lot 196
Pair to Assistant Surgeon R.H.Bolton, 78th and 50th Foot, late Royal Navy,
Sold for £18,000 (US$ 30,111) inc. premium
Lot Details
Pair to Assistant Surgeon R.H.Bolton, 78th and 50th Foot, late Royal Navy,
Naval General Service 1793-1840, one bar, Trafalgar (R.H.Bolton, Asst. Surgeon.); Military General Service 1793-1814, two bars, Roleia, Vimiera (R.H.Bolton, Hospl Asst 50th Foot.). Very fine or better. (2)

Footnotes

  • Assistant Surgeon Robert H.Bolton is confirmed on the roll for Trafalgar serving aboard H.M.S. Orion, confirmed on roll.

    Confirmed on roll for the M.G.S. as MD Hospital Assistant entitled to bars Roleia and Vimiera. Roll states he applied for the medal whilst serving with the 78th Highlanders.

    Assistant Surgeon 62nd Foot 9.2.1809; Surgeon, Medical Staff, 1913, Surgeon 78th Highlanders, 1823. Surgeon Half Pay 23.2.1826. He died on 8.7.1866.

    Incorrectly noted as Stansfeld collection, was "Other Properties" in pair with NGS, the latter catalogued as a copy.

    Spink June 1984, lot 427.
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