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

Date of Auction: 8th December 2016

Sold for £850

Estimate: £460 - £500

Three: Private H. Culley, West Yorkshire Regiment

Ashanti Star 1896, reverse inscribed ‘2789 Pte. H. Cully [sic] 2. W. Yorks. R.’; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (2789 Pte. H. Culley, W. Yorkshire Regt); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps (2789 Pte. H. Culley. W. York: Regt) generally very fine or better (3) £460-500


Provenance: J. B. Hayward, 1976.

Henry Culley was born in Regents Park, London, and attested for the West Yorkshire Regiment at Leeds, in October 1890. He served with the 2nd Battalion in West Africa, 11 December 1895 - 23 February 1896, and during the Second Boer War, 10 April 1900 - 25 August 1902. He was discharged to the Army Reserve, 19 October 1902, having served 12 years with the Colours.