1854-56 Crimea Medal, Clasp Alma. Wm. Manary 44th Regt
Multiple knocks and contact marks, top lugs clipped off the clasp
Medal impressed 2804 Wm. Manary 44th Reg. First couple of digits of the number are weak with impacts – see photograph of the naming.
Service papers exist for Manary.
2804 Sgt William Manary. Born Waringstown, Down, Ireland. Attested at Lurgan, Armagh, 20th May 1846. 5′ 6¾”, complexion fresh, eyes blue, hair sandy. served:- Mediterranean, 5 years 2 months; Crimea 2 years 3 months; China 1 year 9 months; East Indies 6 years 3 months.
Papers state also entitled to the Sebastopol clasp. His other medals, (location unknown) are : China Medal clasp ‘Taku Forts 1860’, and a LSGC Medal. Manary was Discharged in 1867.