A Nine Bar Military General Service Medal
A Nine Bar Military General Service Medal - Private Christian Kemmena, 2nd Line Battalion, King's German Legion; TALAVERA, BUSACO, FUENTES D'ONOR, CIUDAD RODRIGO, SALAMANCA, VITTORIA, St. SEBASTIAN, NIVELLE, NIVE (CHRISTIAN KEMMENA, 2nd LINE Bn K.G.L.). Naming is officially impressed. Nice patina, fine. Accompanied by copies of the 2nd Line Battalion, King's German Legion Nominal Return of the Officers/Noncommissioned Officers and Privates who were present at the Battle of Waterloo confirming his presence there, lists stating the nine clasps he was entitled to and his Discharge Certificate.Footnote: Christian Kemmena was born in Ellinghausen, Hanover. He served with Captain Wolekenhaar's Company, 2nd Battalion of the Line, King's German Legion, in Portugal, Spain and France, where the Colonel was Major General Baron Barsse and at the time of his discharge, was under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Aly. Kemmena was credited with fourteen years and twenty five days service, from January 31, 1803 to February 24, 1816, including two years for participation at the Battle of Waterloo. He was discharged from active service at Hanover, on February 24, 1816, at the age of 35. He would have also been awarded the Waterloo Medal, which is not included here.