A Boer war and first world war medal group to 6877 / 11412 Corporal / Serjeant Francis Swainton, Volunteer Company, West Yorkshire Regt and West Riding Regt.
Queen's South Africa Medal (Clasps - Orange Free State, Transvaal, Laing's Nek, South Africa 1901) named to 6877 Cpl. F. Swainton, Vol: Coy. W. York: Regt.
1914-15 Star named to 11412 Sjt. F. Swainton, W. Rid. R.
British War Medal named to 11412 Sjt. F. Swainton. W. Rid. R.
WW1 Victory Medal named to 11412 Sjt. F. Swainton. W. Rid. R.
Swainton enlisted into the West Yorkshire Regt in 1900. He served with the 1st Volunteer Company, 2nd Battn. He was discharged in 1901 after one year voluntary service overseas.
He re-enlised into the West Riding Regt on 7/9/14 and first entered France 4/10/1915. He was discharged on 26/6/18.
The medals are in good condition with ribbons.
Comes with copy Boer war service papers, medal roll entries and MIC.
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QSA (Clasps - Orange Free State, Transvaal, Laing's Nek, South Africa 1901) and WW1 1914-15 Star Medal Trio - Sjt. F. Swainton, Vol. Coy. West Yorkshire Regiment & West Riding Regiment
- Product Code: MM-3295
- Regiment: Vol. Coy. West Yorkshire Regiment / West Riding Regiment
- Era: Boer War & WW1 Availability:1
Tags: Boer War, QSA, WW1 Medals, World War One, WWI, First World War, Victorian Medals, Military Medals, Campaign Medals, British Medals, West Yorkshire Regiment, West Riding Regiment, Duke of Wellington's