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62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot Crinean War shoulder belt plate

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Code: 20943



A good scarce Victorian die-stamped brass rectangular example bearing a star with a crowned strap inscribed “or Wiltshire” with “62” to the centre; a scroll inscribed “Peninsula” across the base. Reverse retains original two hooks and two studs.
The 62nd saw a great deal of action in the Crimea notably on 5th April 1855 attack on the Quarries and the final assault on the Redan on 8th September 1855.