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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 476

Pair: Private A. Whitehead, Royal Mercian & Lancastrian Yeomanry

Operational Service Medal 2000, 1 clasp, Afghanistan (24953939 Pte A Whitehead RMLY); N.A.T.O. Medal 1994, 1 clasp, ISAF, mounted court-style as worn, minor edge wear, good very fine (2)

A. Whitehead served as a Warrior driver with the Royal Mercian & Lancastrian Yeomanry, formerly 'B' Squadron, Shropshire Yeomanry. The Regiment is made up of four Sabre Squadrons and a detachment comprising a Reconnaissance Troop and a Command Troop.

Affiliated to the Scots Dragoons Guards, approximately 120 Officers and men of the Regiment served as part of 16 Air Assault Brigade with 2 Para during the Herrick VIII tour, with Whitehead ending the tour with the word 'Warrior' tattooed on his arm in Afghan script; sold with named boxes of issue, three cloth badges and a file of copied research.

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