Waterloo 1815, with original clip and ring suspension. John Birdsell, 2nd Reg. Life Guards. Almost Fine


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John Birdsell enlisted in March 1813, aged 17, a gardener by trade from Tadcaster, Yorkshire. He served in the Peninsula and was discharged due to a disease of the lungs rendering him unfit for Regimental duty, being described as ‘efficient and a trustworthy soldier’.