Lot 711: Casualty Medal. Crimea 1854-56, three clasps, Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann (Revd G.H. Proctor. Asst Chaplain), contemporarily engraved in serif capitals, toned, extremely fine, plus a picture of the recipient, together with unrelated items including a small collection of WWI regimental badges and buttons plus a leather shot flask. Assistant-Chaplain George Henry Proctor, was the son of Reverend George Proctor, the rector of Hadley Middlesex, a native of St. Denys, Stanford-in-the-Vale, Oxfordshire, died of disease at Scutari on 10 March 1855. Proctor is commemorated on a memorial at St. Denys Church which reads 'In memory of George Henry Proctor MA, four years Curate of this Parish who died at Scutari near Constantinople March 10th 1855 aged 34 years of a fever caught in the discharge of his duty as Assistant Chaplain to Her Majesty's Forces in the Crimea.', a total of 12 Chaplain died during the Crimea Campaign. (a small carton)
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