A Collection of Medals to the 60th Rifles and King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Date of Auction: 19th March 2008

Sold for £270

Estimate: £120 - £140

India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (5840941 Rfmn. H. Brooks, K.R.R.C.) edge bruising, otherwise good very fine, rare to regiment £120-140


The I.G.S. medal with this clasp to the K.R.R.C. is rare as there was no battalion of the regiment present; only a small detachment serving at India at the time qualified. In the 1926 K.R.R. Chronicle, thirteen men of the K.R.R.C. are listed as being presented with the medal and clasp at a parade. Sold with copied m.i.c.; also with an extract from the rolls which confirms the I.G.S. medal and clasp to Rifleman Brooks, 1st Battalion K.R.R.C. The recipient was a prize winner in a musketry competition in Baluchistan in 1923. He died on 29 September 1930.