Military General Service, bar Guadaloupe, William McCormack, 25th Foot.
An interesting and scarce Army award for the Amphibious Invasion of Guadaloupe which lasted from 28th January to 6th February 1810.
For the invasion the British Army mustered 6700 men from a variety of nearby garrisons and sources.
British Casualties numbered 52 killed and 250 wounded, the French were much heavier, 500-600 casualties, with 3500 soldiers captured with their officers, cannons and the French Imperial Eagle Standard of the 66th Regiment.
Only 104 men of the 25th Foot lived to claim the Guadaloupe Clasp, in total only 615 clasps were claimed to the Army present during the Invasion.