A VERY SCARCE “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt) To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS .

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A VERY SCARCE  “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt)  To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS . A VERY SCARCE  “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt)  To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS . A VERY SCARCE  “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt)  To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS . A VERY SCARCE  “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt)  To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS .














A VERY SCARCE “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West YorksRegt) & WW1 Pair (R.O.C.)

To.
4860 Pte / A-2584 Sgt Edward O’Connor
With full papers & roll.

A VERY SCARCE  “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt)  To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS . A VERY SCARCE  “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt)  To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS . [THE MEDALS]



MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL
(Officially Impressed)
4860 Pte E. O’CONNOR W. YORK. REGt


PAIR:
(Officially Impressed)
A-2584. SGT E. O’CONNOR. A.O.C.


[BIOGRAPHY] 1883-
Edward O’ CONNOR was born in Leeds, Yorkshire in 1883 and joined the Army at Leeds on 1st February 1900 at age 17. He had previously worked as a Labourer. He was a small lad of just 106lbs & 5ft 5” He was of Church of England persuasion.

A VERY SCARCE  “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt)  To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS . A VERY SCARCE  “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt)  To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS . He served for 5 years with service in Malta for which he was awarded his Mediterranean Medal. He is shown working as a bookmaker’s clerk in 1911. He served in WW1 as an Armourer Sergt in the AOC with a discharged on 10th March 1919. He is then seen claiming a disablement pension on 13th October 1919 while suffering with Pulmonary Tuberculosis. He was resident at 5 Milford Place, Kirkstall Road, Leeds, with a 60% disability rate still remaining in 1920. He apparently made a recovery by 1926. Edward was still working during WW2 as a Weaving Loom Sweeper in Walton Le Dale.

A very scarce combination of Mediterranean Medal & Pair with full service papers.

£695

A VERY SCARCE  “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt)  To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS .

A VERY SCARCE “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt) To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS .
£695

A VERY SCARCE “MEDITERRANEAN MEDAL” (West Yorkshire Regt) & WW1 PAIR, A.O.C.(Armourer Sgt) To. 4860 & A-2584. Pte /Sgt Edward O’Connor. With full papers & roll. FROM LEEDS .