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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 17

Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Corunna (Edwd. Owens, 81st Foot.), suspension claw re-affixed, edge bruising, traces of lacquer, good fine

Glendining, October 1950.
Hayward, June 1975.

Edward Owens served with the 2nd Battalion, 81st Regiment of Foot at the Battle of Corunna on 16 January 1809. Part of Lieutenant-General Baird's Division, the regiment held the right flank of the British forces until the bulk of Sir John Moore's army had been evacuated.

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