A Collection of Medals to the Yorkshire Regiment (Green Howards)

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Date of Auction: 5th April 2006

Sold for £520

Estimate: £360 - £400

A Great War M.M. group of four to Private H. Whitehead, 12th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment, late King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Military Medal, G.V.R. (23928 Pte., 12/York. R.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-19023 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (9834 Pte., K.R.R.C.); British War and Victory Medals (23928 Pte., York. R.); together with K.R.R.C. Sports Award, bronze cross, inscribed, ‘Inter-Company Sports for Ceylon Shield, 1902, 100 Yards Race, 2nd, won by Pte. H. Whitehead’, extremely fine (5) £360-400

Footnote

M.M. London Gazette 29 August 1918.