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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 379

Three: Trumpeter R. C. Edwards, 1st County of London Yeomanry (Middlesex, Duke of Cambridge's Hussars)

1914-15 Star (2137 Tptr. R. C. Edwards, C. of Lond. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (2137 Pte. R. C. Edwards. 1-Co. of Lond. Y.), nearly very fine and rare (3)

Rowland C. Edwards first served in Egypt from 7 May 1915 with the 1st County of London Yeomanry and later as a Private in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers and Lancers. The 1st County of London Yeomanry was a volunteer cavalry regiment originally raised in 1797 and based at the Duke of York's Headquarters, Chelsea, at the start of the Great War. The Regiment served in Gallipoli, Macedonia and during the Palestine Campaign of 1917-18. Edwards was discharged on 15 May 1919; sold with the recipient's identity disc and copied MIC.

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