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eMedals-A Superb 8 Clasp M.G.S. to the King's German Legion

Item: GB1576

A Superb 8 Clasp M.G.S. to the King's German Legion

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A Superb 8 Clasp M.G.S. to the King's German Legion

8 Clasps - BUSACO, FUENTES D'ONOR, CIUDAD RODRIGO, SALAMANCA, VITTORIA, ST. SEBASTIAN, NIVELLE, NIVE (C. SCHRADER, CORPl. 1st LINE Bn K.G.L.). Naming is officially impressed. Extremely fine. Accompanied by copies from the National Archives confirming him on the roll of officers of the King's German Legion, having fought at the Battle of Waterloo and assorted research papers. Footnote: Christian Schrader was a labourer from Beufhausen, Germany. He is traced on the muster rolls as a Private, having been transferred from the Depot at Bexhill on December 25, 1805 and was promoted to Corporal on March 25, 1812. He is listed on the muster rolls, having served in Gibraltar, Lenz, Sorgenfrey, Zeeland, ne Quelus, Lisbon, Paco Lumia, Sereje, Talavera Le Real, Portugal, Spain, The Peninsula, France, Gathary, St. Etienne, Tournay, Flanders, Deal, Thiett, Netherlands, Bois de Boulogne and Hanover, between 1806 and 1816. He was discharged from active service on February 19, 1816. (Please see Auction Terms & Conditions before Bidding)
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