Four to Private D.Napier, 40th Foot, late 71st Highland Light Infantry,
Lot 246
Four to Private D.Napier, 40th Foot, late 71st Highland Light Infantry,
Sold for £2,040 (US$ 3,428) inc. premium
Lot Details
Four to Private D.Napier, 40th Foot, late 71st Highland Light Infantry,
Crimea 1854-56, one bar, Sebastopol, regimentally impressed (2691 David Napier 71st Hd Lt Infy); Indian Mutiny 1857-58, one bar, Central India (David Napier 71st Highd L.I.); New Zealand 1860-66, reverse dated 1860 to 1864 (346 D.Napier. 40th Regt.); Army Long Service and Good Conduct, V.R. (346 David Napier. 40th Foot); Turkish Crimea, Sardinian issue. Some contact marks to the first fine to extremely fine. (4)

Footnotes

  • Private David Napier was born in Stirling, he served 11 years 90 days in the 79th and 71st Regts before being attested for 40th Regiment in Melbourne, Victoria on the 4th February 1860. He was a baker by trade and he served for 9 years 285 days for a total service of over 21 years. He served in the Mediterranean, Crimea, East Indies, Australia and New Zealand.

    Sold with copied discharge papers and confirmation of medal rolls etc.
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