Waterloo Medal 1815 With replacement clip and straight bar suspension. George Black, 1st Batt. 79th Foot About VF

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George Black was born at Wigton, Galloway, and enlisted at Ayr on 1 October 1804, at the ripe old age of 31.

He served at Copenhagen in 1807, in Sweden in 1808, Portugal and Spain in 1808, Walcheren in 1809, Peninsula and the South of France in 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813 & 1814, Flanders and France in 1815, 1816, 1817 & 1818, and was wounded in the head at Walcheren and slightly in the head at Waterloo

George Black was discharged on 24 February 1819, upon a reduction in the establishment, having served 16 years 147 days, including 2 years for Waterloo.