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

Date of Auction: 8th December 2016

Sold for £380

Estimate: £200 - £240

Five: Private W. Crummack, West Yorkshire Regiment

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (5794 Pte. W. Crummack. 2/W. York: Regt); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps (5794 Pte. W. Crummack. 2/W. Yorks Regt) top lugs removed; 1914 Star, with clasp (5794 Pte. W. Crummack. 1/W. York: R.); British War Medal (5794 Pte. H. [sic] Crummack. W. York. R.); Victory Medal (5794 Pte. W. Crummack. W. York. R.) minor edge bruising overall, therefore generally very fine (5)


W. Crummack served during the Great War with the 1st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment in the French theatre of war, from 8 September 1914.

Medal Roll gives Boer War awards as ‘Forfeited on conviction of Desertion’, but ‘Restored. Issued 11. 10.1907’.