10 November 1992,
Price realised GBP 902
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,200
CRIMEA, 1854-55, four clasps, Alma, Balaclava, Inkermann, Sebastopol (Jas. Friend, 17th. Lancers.), good very fine
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INDENTJames Friend, born in Dublin, enlisted in the 17th Lancers in 1848 or 1849; was slightly wounded during the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava (London Gazette 16.9.1854, and Muster Roll); he acted as Medical Orderly and died 2.12.1859 at Mazapore, India.
Although a four clasp medal was offered for sale 1901, the Medal Roll does not confirm the clasp for Alma.
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