A Collection of Medals to the York & Lancaster Regiment

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Date of Auction: 6th May 1992

Sold for £260

Estimate: £180 - £220

A Great War M.M. group of six to Company Sergeant Major J.W. Glennan, who served in Gallipoli

MILITARY MEDAL, G.V.R. (3-3706 Sjt., 6/Y. & L.R.); QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA 1899- 1902,6 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (5162 Pte., 1. Yk. & Lanc. Regt.); KING'S SOUTH AFRICA, 2 clasps; 1914-15 STAR (Sjt.); BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDALS (W.O. Cl.2.), Boer War pair nearly very fine, remainder very fine (6)

Footnote

M.M., London Gazette, 9th December 1916.

The 6th Battalion went to Gallipoli in 1915 and took part in the famous landing at Suvla Bay.