Auction Catalogue

5 July 2011

Starting at 10:00 AM

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Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

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Lot

№ 20

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5 July 2011

Hammer Price:
£3,100

Waterloo 1815 (Lieut. Lewis Heise, King’s Germ. Artillery) fitted with replacement steel clip and ring suspension, edge bruising and contact marks, otherwise, therefore nearly very fine £2500-3000

Lewis Heise was commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the King’s German Artillery on 15 December 1812. He served in the campaign in Northern Germany 1813-14, and was present with the 2nd Company at the battle of Waterloo where he was slightly wounded on 8 June. His Waterloo medal was dispatched to him at Hannover as a Captain on half pay.