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Waterloo Medal 1815, with replaced clip and ring suspension, awarded to Private James Rush, 1st Battalion, 54th West Norfolk Regiment of Foot, who saw service at the Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815 as a member of Captain Reeves Company. His b...

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Product ID: CMA/29073
Condition: with replaced clip and ring suspension as stated, slight contact wear, Very Fine.
Description:

Waterloo Medal 1815, with replaced clip and ring suspension, awarded to Private James Rush, 1st Battalion, 54th West Norfolk Regiment of Foot, who saw service at the Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815 as a member of Captain Reeves Company. His battalion formed part of Major General Johnstone’s 6th British Brigade in Lieutenant General Sir Charles Colville’s 4th Division. The 4th Division was held in reserve throughout the Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815, performing the important role of covering the road to Brussels. It was subsequently involved in the storming of the fortress town of Cambrai later than month.

Waterloo Medal 1815, with replaced clip and ring suspension; (JAMES RUSH, 54TH REGIMENT FOOT.)

Condition: with replaced clip and ring suspension as stated, slight contact wear, Very Fine.

James Rush saw service as a Private with the 1st Battalion, 54th West Norfolk Regiment of Foot, and saw service at the Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815 as a member of Captain Reeves Company. His battalion formed part of Major General Johnstone’s 6th British Brigade in Lieutenant General Sir Charles Colville’s 4th Division. The 4th Division was held in reserve throughout the Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815, performing the important role of covering the road to Brussels. It was subsequently involved in the storming of the fortress town of Cambrai later than month.

Rush was admitted as an Out-Pensioner to the Royal Hospital Chelsea on 14th May 1816, and died on 12th April 1847.