Military General Service 1793-1814,
Lot 32
Military General Service 1793-1814,
Sold for £1,020 (US$ 1,655) inc. premium

Lot Details
Military General Service 1793-1814,
Military General Service 1793-1814,
one bar, Cuidad Rodrigo (William Luty, 77th Foot.). Very fine. (1)

Footnotes

  • William Luty was born in the Parish of Pelforest, near Coln in Lancashire. He enlisted at Chatham on the 6th October 1807, aged 29, for limited service. He was discharged at Sunderland on the 16th August 1821, due to a reduction in the establishment of the regiment.

    The 77th Foot had taken part in the Walcheron campaign of 1809. The regiment landed in the Peninsula in 1811 and took part in the fierce action at El Bodon. Casualties during the siege and storming of Cuidad Rodrigo were 14 killed and 35 wounded.

    Sold with photocopied paperwork.
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