27 July 2000,
Price realised GBP 1,495
GBP 600 - GBP 800
NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1793-1840, three clasps, 1 June 1794, St. Vincent, Nile (James Smith), lacquered, nearly extremely fine
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The published Naval General Service Medal rolls confirm James Smith as an Able Seaman aboard the Culloden for all three actions. Six men, however, among many others with the same names, were entitled to single 'Syria' clasps.
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