Friday, 28 October 2011

£11000 for Light Brigade Medals

£11000 for Light Brigade Medals - News Article - Published 28th October 2011

News item, published today, begins:
"Doncaster man's Victorian war medals make £11,000Pte Pearson was wounded during the Charge of the Light Brigade Medals awarded to a Yorkshire man who took part in the Charge of the Light Brigade in the Crimean War have sold for £11,000.
The medals were awarded to Pte William Pearson, 17th Lancers, who was severely wounded in the charge at Balaklava in 1854..."

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