Lot 39. SECOND CHINA WAR CORPL WM HUGHES ROYAL ENGINEERS

SECOND CHINA WAR CORPL WM HUGHES ROYAL ENGINEERS William Hughes was born at sea off the coast of Sardinia in 1838. He attested aged 12 years and 11 months, first serving as a Bugler. He served in China, and the award of the medal is confirmed, while there in 1859 he contracted a disease and lost the sight in his right eye. He was discharged as a Sergeant Major in 1877; he was awarded the Long Service Good Conduct Medal, which isn't present. Correctly impressed - Corpl Wm Hughes 10th C Royal Engrs Condition - GVF
Sold For £360.00 In The Coins, Militaria, Sporting & Tribal Art - Sale Date 22nd August 2019

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