A Collection of Medals to the Sussex Yeomanry

Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £210

Estimate: £200 - £260

Three: Private H. Morton, Sussex Yeomanry, killed in action, Gallipoli, 13 November 1915

1914-15 Star (1790 Pte., Suss. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (1790 Pte., Suss. Yeo.) nearly extremely fine (3)


Henry Morton was born in Wicklow, lived at Prestwich, Manchester and enlisted at Chichester. Serving with the Sussex Yeomanry, he entered Gallipoli on 7 October 1915. He was killed in action at Gallipoli, 13 November 1915. A note with the lot states that he had previously served 20 years in the 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards, including service in South Africa, 1899-1902. Also with copied m.i.c. and casualty details.