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British Medal Group Fighting Irish To Spillane Fm Cahir Cahirciveen Co Kerry For Sale

British Medal Group  Fighting Irish To Spillane Fm Cahir Cahirciveen Co Kerry

On offer is below following original full-size and named BritishCrimean War and Long Service medal group of 3;

- Crimea Medal. 'Sebastopol' (Pt John Spillane. 82nd. Regt. P.W.V.)
- Military Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Victorian issue (2473 John, Spillane. 82nd Foot.)
- Turkey: Crimea Medal 'British' rev. Pierced with ring & loop (2423 J. Spillane. 82nd Regt)

Note: The medals all named in the customary and contemporary styles /types for this regiment in this period as under;

- British Crimea Medal: Isregimentally (or if you prefer 'Depot')impressed

- Long Service and Good Conduct Medal: Officially impressed

- Turkish Crimea Medal: Contemporary privately engraved

Note: Contact marks throughout commensurate with age and wear by recipient and with some remnants of old protective laquer. The Long Servicemedal withneatly refixed claw.The Turkish Crimea Medal fitted with contemporary customised looped and slotted suspension (see image)

John Spillane a native of the Parish of Cahir, Cahirciveen, Co Kerry Ireland was 23 years of age, and by 'Trade' a 'Labourer' when he attested for service with the British Army at Cahirciveen, on 2 January 1847. John went on to serve a grand total of 22 years and 207 days service with the 82nd Regiment. The LS&GC medal being awarded by War Office authority on 28 November 1868. By the time he took his final discharge at Chatham on 30 July 1869, he had never been promoted. His overseas service totalled 2 years and 6 months in; Corfu, Crimea and the East Indies. At discharge his character was described as character has been Very Good. He is in possession of 5 good conduct badges also the Crmean medal with clasp for 'Sebastopol', Turkish medal and medal for Long Service and Good Conduct with Gratuity of £5 . He has been once entered in the Regimental Defaulterers Book and that by Convinction by the Civil Power. He has never been tried by Court The recipients service papers confirming above, are extant and held at The National Archives in London, United Kingdom form where buyers / buyer can access obtain copies of the record if they wish

Important: The medal group here illustrated is what you are offerding on and it these 3 x medalsthat you will receive

Postage: Due to & Paypal rules and vendor liabilities, all items are sent by secure – and insured - signed for Royal Mail mail services. Ordinary mail (domestic/international) services are not offered, under any circumstance Combined Postage: If you require multiple items to be sent under Combined Postage this can be done, and invoice will be sent after close of sale to reflect the correct postage. Typically for combined postage each additional single medal item will attract a nominal additional charge of 50 pence (for UK) or GBP 1 (Overseas destinations)

Note:Combined postage is only open / available for items closing on 28 July - do not expect, or ask me to combine sales closing on different days, or even a week apart as that is just not possible

International Post Boxes: Due to combination of Royal Mail regulations & restrictions I can only despatch items to overseas 'Post Box' addresses in MIDDLE EAST or AFRICA. I cannot send to PO Boxes in other international destinations.

International offers and buyers are welcome but if you live outside of MIDDLE EAST or AFRICA then you must provide a conventional residential or office address

OTHER ITEMS FOR SALE: See my other listings of items for sale that 'will' include, british medals, regimental silver, international medals, police medals, books etc


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