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)
£200-240

Footnote

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’.