WARS 57TH FOOT OFFICERS PAIR TO A MAJOR WHO IN 1901 BECAME A MILITARY KNIGHTS OF. HIS UNIFORM IS HELD IN THE DIE-HARDS REGIMENTAL MUSEUM. CRIMEA 1854, CLASP, SEBASTOPOL LT. E, of the South Devon Militia was appointed Ensign in the 57th Foot on 29 December 1854.
Advanced to Lieutenant on 9 March 1855, he was further promoted Captain on 7 April 1864. For 1 year 10 months during the years 1854-66, and retired in December 1868. He was later Adjutant, 3rd V.Queens Royal West Surrey Regiment and was eventually promoted Major. In 1901, Clarke was made a Military Knight of. His Army List entry notes. Clarke served in the Crimea 1854-55, being present at the siege and fall of.
And the bombardment and capture of Kinburn (Medal and Clasp). The Die-Hards Journal December 1950, page 12, adds the following which show further medal entitlement (unnamed medals) and that his uniform is held in the Regimental museum.
Major Charles George Clarke, 57th Regiment. Joined the 57th Regiment December 1854. Where he disembarked September 3, 1855. He was present at the assault and capture of. September 8, 1855 and the bombardment and capture of Kinburn October 18, 1855.
After a tour of service in. He joined the Service Companies in. June 29, 1864 and fought with the Regiment in the Maori War in several engagements. He invalided him at the end of the year (should say April 1866 as medal roll notes 1 year 10 months).He then served as Adjutant to 3rd Volunteer Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment. In 1901 he was made a Military Knight of. In the Lower Foundation, and in 1902 was promoted to the Royal Foundation. He was in possession of the following medals. British Crimea medal with clasp. The full dress coatee, cocked hat, cross belt with belt plate, crimson sash and also the complete undress uniform of his old Die-Hard can be seen in the Die-Hard museum. From the Military Knights of Windsor from the.
The Military Knights of Windsor claim to be the oldest military establishment in the Army List. Formed by King Edward III shortly after the Battle of Creçy, the foundation consisted of Knights who, having taken their private armies to. To fight for the King, had been taken prisoner by the French who demanded heavy ransoms in return for their release.
In 1833, King William IV, changed the designation of the Alms Knights to that of The Military Knights of Windsor and at the same time granted them permission to wear uniform of Army Officers on the Unattached List. This dress is still worn today and comprises a scarlet tailcoat (in the summer), sword, sash and cocked hat with plume. It is usual for applicants to be married and preference is given to those in needy circumstances. Installation as a Military Knight will usually be before the age of 67.The main event in the calendar is the Garter Ceremony when the Military Knights head this very colourful procession through the Castle precincts and into. Chapel, the spiritual home of the Order of the Garter. Additionally, there are four obits (Remembrances of College Benefactors) in the year, plus the occasional military funeral and the laying up of a Garter Knights Banner. A further duty involving the Military Knights is to be on parade for State Visits at. On average, the Knights are on parade approximately 52 times in the year, in addition to which are a number of rehearsals. Some Military Knights undertake voluntary roles within the College and Castle. Condition; contact marks obverse of first, otherwise VF or better. NOTE: Missing Jubilee and Turkish Crimea would have been unnamed as issued. If you have any questions and require more images please get in touch and. This will generally be a Wednesday or Thursday, so please bear with me if it takes a few more days to get sent. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR SIMILAR ITEMS. KEYWORDS: MEDAL MEDALS BOER EGYPT SUDAN ZULU AFGHANISTAN ASHANTEE SOUTH AFRICA KILLED WOUNDED 1879 1880 1881 1882 1884 1885 1899 PIRATES WW1 ROYAL NAVAL NAVY ARMY BRIGADE AWARD CAPTAIN COMMANDER LIEUTENANT OFFICER NAPOLEONIC NAPOLEON 1793 NELSON WELLINGTON WATERLOO KILLED WOUNDED 1815 INDIAN MUTINY. The item "CRIMEA AND NEW ZEALAND MEDAL 57TH FOOT OFFICER & MILITARY KNIGHTS OF WINDSOR" is in sale since Monday, November 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\19th Century (1800-1899)\Medals/ Ribbons". The seller is "albatrosj1" and is located in SCOTLAND. This item can be shipped worldwide.