The Collection of Medals to the Leicester Regiment and Yeomanry formed by the late Trevor Harris

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Date of Auction: 23rd September 2005

Sold for £320

Estimate: £300 - £350

Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Lieut. E. Allfrey, 1/17th Regt.) good very fine £300-350


Allfrey joined the 1st Battalion, 17th Regiment out in Afghanistan in February 1879 and was present with it at the operations at Maidanak. Sadly, however, he died from ‘the effects of illness contracted in the field’ at Safed Sang on 13 May 1879 (Shadbolt refers).