Lot Archive


№ 31


6 July 2004

Hammer Price:

Waterloo 1815 (Charles Jewell, 2nd Batt. Grenad. Guards) fitted with steel clip and ring suspension, nearly very fine £1200-1500

Charles Jewell was born at Barnstable, Devon, and enlisted at Portsmouth on 27 December 1813, a glazier by trade and a volunteer from the North Devon Militia, aged 30 years. He fought at Waterloo in Lieutenant-Colonel F. D’Oyly’s company, who was himself killed. Charles Jewell died in the rank of Sergeant whilst on furlough at Barnstable on 14 August 1829.