medal code J1951

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NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1793, CLASP EGYPT TO ROYAL MARINE ON 40 GUN FRIGATE PIQUE

NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1793, CLASP EGYPT ‘RICHD WITHERILL’.

Richard Witherill is noted as a Royal Marine on HMS Pique during the Egypt operations of 1801.

HMS Pique was a 40 gun frigate originally the French 44 gun frigate La Pallas, captured in feb 1800 and renamed.

Witherill’s service has not been research and would require a muster roll trace to find his full service.

A unique name on the medal roll, 618 Egypt clasps issued, 9 to HMS Pique.

Condition VF, nice patina.

Code J1951        Price £2185