A Grenadier Guards Killed in Action Crimea Medal, to 5699 Private Richard Banks

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A Grenadier Guards Killed in Action Crimea Medal, awarded to 5699 Private Richard Banks, 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards, Killed in Action the 27th of June 1855, comprising Crimea Medal, 1854-55,…
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A Grenadier Guards Killed in Action Crimea Medal, awarded to 5699 Private Richard Banks, 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards, Killed in Action the 27th of June 1855, comprising Crimea Medal, 1854-55, two clasps, Alma, Sebastopol, (R. Banks. Grenadier Gds.), Officially Impressed, very lightly toned very fine.

Richard Banks enlisted on the 31st of March 1849 aged 20 years. He was born in the Parish of Prees near the town of Whitchurch in the county of Salop. He served from the 31st of March 1849 to the 27th of June 1855 serving 5 years 305 days with the Colours. Served Abroad with the Army of the East from February 1854 to June 1855 he was killed in Action on the 27th of June 1855 and his name appears in the London Gazette Casualty list of the 11th of July 1855 the only Grenadier Guard noted as killed in this Gazette.

Sold with copy Gazette entry letter from Grenadier Guards Regimental Head Quarters dated the 31st of December 1978 and copy medal rolls confirming both clasps.

Specification

Medal Type

Military Medals

Medal Category

Single Campaign Medals

Medal Monarch

Victorian

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