A Collection of Medals to the York & Lancaster Regiment

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Date of Auction: 6th May 1992

Sold for £110

Estimate: £80 - £100

EGYPT 1882-89, 1 clasp, El Teb (1762 Pte. J. McCartney, 1/York & Lanc. R.) pitting from star, otherwise good fine and better

Footnote

Private James McCartney was wounded in the head by a gunshot at the battle of El-Teb. The regiment lost 7 killed and 36 wounded in this action. Only 36 clasps for El-Teb to the regiment.