Crimea 1854-56, four bars, Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol, officially impressed (Geo. Fry. 11th Hussars.); Turkish Crimea, Sardinian issue. Some contact marks, otherwise very fine. (2)
George Fry was born at Waverley, near Farnham in 1821 and enlisted into the 4th Light Dragoons at London on 14.7.1841. He transferred to the 11th Hussars 17.5.1842 and served with the regiment in the Crimea at Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann and Sebastopol. He was invalided to England from Scutari on 1.6.1855 and subsequently received the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.
In the Charge of the Light Brigade the 11th Hussars had 25 men killed, and three officers and 37 men wounded at Balaklava on the 25th October 1854.