Waterloo Medal 1815, with original steel clip and replacement ring suspension Jos. Haywood, 23rd Reg. Light Dragoons. Pleasing fine
Joseph Haywood was born in Gloucester and enlisted into the 23rd Light Dragoons in 1805. He served in the Peninsula and was entitled to the Military General Service Medal with clasp for Talavera. He was admitted to an out-pension at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, on 26 February 1818, suffering from ‘ulcerated legs and wounded hip at Waterloo’. He served in Captain Thomas Gerrards Troop No.1. Served in the Peninsula Wars at Talavera, medal, and clasp. The regiment losing 77 men killed, wounded or missing.