A Collection of Medals to the West Yorkshire (14th Foot) and Yorkshire (19th Foot) Regiments

Date of Auction: 8th December 2016

Sold for £340

Estimate: £140 - £180

Pair: Private G. Edis, 19th Foot

Crimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Alma (Private George Edis. 19th Foot) engraved naming, top right-hand lug removed; Turkish Crimea 1855, Sardinian issue (3217 G. Eddis. [sic] 19th Regt) engraved naming, plugged with foliate suspension, contact marks, generally nearly very fine (2) £140-180


George Edis was born in Great Staughton, Huntingdonshire (now Cambridgeshire), and attested for the 19th Foot at London, in April 1854. He served with the Regiment during the Crimea campaign, and in India (entitled I.G.S. with ‘North West Frontier’ clasp, and L.S. & G.C.). He was discharged 6 April 1875, having served 21 years and 3 days with the Colours.