Warcovers :: Up to 1914 :: 1855 cover + letter GB to 'Captain R. Portal, 4th. Light Dragoons, CRIMEA'

1855 cover + letter GB to 'Captain R. Portal, 4th. Light Dragoons, CRIMEA'

1855 cover + letter GB to 'Captain R. Portal, 4th. Light Dragoons, CRIMEA'
1855 (Aug.) cover and letter from GB to 'Captain R. Portal, 4th. Light Dragoons, British Army, CRIMEA' with strip of 3 x 1d adhesives. Capt. Robert Portal took part in the charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava on 25th. Oct. 1854. He survived having his horse shot beneath him. As ADC to Lord George Paget he was present at the Battles of Alma, Inkerman, Tchernaya and the Siege of Sebastopol. Letter received 30th. Aug. just before the fall of Sebastopol on 8th. Sept. One of the Six Hundred (Captain Robert Portal) Ref: 309-028.
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Item Code 309-028
 
Price: £225.00
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