11 May 2001,
Price realised GBP 276
GBP 220 - GBP 250
CHINA 1857-60, one clasp, Canton 1857 (D. Ast. Comy. Genl. A.S. Baynes), officially impressed naming, minor contact marks, very fine
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Deputy Assistant Commissary General Arthur S. Baynes also served in the Crimean War, being present at the Battles of Alma and Inkermann and at the siege of Sebastopol.
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