Lot Archive


№ 83


6 July 2004

Hammer Price:

Indian Mutiny 1857-59, no clasp (Josh. Williams, 3rd Bn. Pce. Cs. Rifle Brigade), late issue, slight edge bruise, nearly extremely fine £100-140

Joseph Williams was born in Oxford. A labourer by trade, he enlisted into the Rifle Brigade on 5 February 1848. He served in the Oude Campaign of 1858 and was discharged in 1868 through ‘length of service’. Sold with copied research. The Rifle Brigade became ‘The Prince Consort’s Own Rifle Brigade’ on 17 January 1862.