68th Foot 4 clasp Crimea Medal Durham Light Infantry

£1,285.00

Sussex born boy Poacher turned Deserter prior to the Crimean War.

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68th Foot 4 clasp Crimea Medal Durham Light Infantry

Crimea Medal with Alma, Balaklava, Inkerman and Sebastopol clasps.

Robert Fossey was born in Sussex, 1819. As a 16 year old he appeared in Court charged with poaching (armed) and very soon he must have enlisted. By 1838 he is recorded as a Deserter but obviously returned to be recorded with the Regiment in Jamaica in 1841 and Malta 1851 prior to heading to the Crimea.

Officially impressed medal named to R. FOSSEY 68TH REGT.