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

Date of Auction: 8th December 2016

Sold for £700

Estimate: £380 - £420

Three: Sergeant P. O’Connell, 19th Foot, late 32nd Light Infantry

Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (P. O’Connell, 32nd L.I.) suspension claw loose; India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, North West Frontier (1106 Sert. P. O’Connell. 1st Bn. H.Ms 19th Regt.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (1106 Sergt. P. O’Connell 1st Bn. 19th Foot) generally worn, fine (3) £380-420

Footnote

Patrick O’Connell was born in Listowell, County Kerry, Ireland, and attested for the 39th Foot at Limerick, in October 1855. He transferred to the 32nd Light Infantry in January 1857, and to the 1st Battalion, 19th Foot in February 1859. He was promoted to Sergeant in August 1863, and was discharged 28 November 1876, having served 21 years and 36 days.