Yorkshire light Infantry India Medal

£185.00

also entitled QSA / KSA pair

1 in stock

Description

Yorkshire light Infantry India Medal. This India Medal with Punjab Frontier 1897-98 clasp is correctly named in running script to 4826 Pte. J. Kemp. 2d Bn. York. Lt. Infy. James Kemp, born Castleford, Yorkshire, was a 21 year old labourer when he attested into the KOYLI in January 1895. The medal roll for the 2nd battalion confirms that James Kemp was awarded both the Punjab Frontier and the Tirah clasps. He later served in the Anglo Boer War and was awarded the Queen’s South Africa Medal with Belmont, Modder River, Wittebergen and Transvaal clasps along with the King’s South Africa Medal with 2 clasps.