WATERLOO & PENINSULAR WAR MEDAL PAIR TO JOHN CAVE, 2ND BATT. 95TH REG. FOOT. (WOUNDED AT WATERLOO)

** NEW ** Military General Service Medal 1793-1814 Medal with Toulouse clasp to J. Cave, 95th Foot.; Waterloo Medal to John Cave, 2nd Batt., 95th Reg. Foot.
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Description

John Cave was born in Lutterworth, Leicestershire in 1796 and worked as a labourer before enlisting with the 95th Foot on 31 Dec 1813.  served in Captain Francis Le Blanc's No.6 Company at the Waterloo, recorded as suffering a 'Gun Shot Wound of the left groin in the Battle of Waterloo 18 June 1815' and absent invalided/sick. John Cave was discharged from service on 24 Dec 1816 having served 2 years and 225 days and died on 3 Dec 1879, buried at Nottingham Church Cmemtery 'Mountain Ash' section.