IGS 1854 (1) Kachin Hills 1892-93 (2316 Private M. Benny 2nd Bn P.W.O. Yorkshire Regt.);
QSA (6) Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (2316 Pte. M. J. Benney, Yorkshire Regt.)
Approximately 116 ‘Kachin Hills 1892-93’ clasps issued to the 2nd Battalion, The Prince of Wales’ Own Yorkshire Regiment, the only British regiment employed during these operations. Whilst many of these medals were issued with officially re-engraved naming, this example is perfect in all respects.
QSA (4) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (5180 Corpl: H. E. Webb. Yorks: Regi.);
Army LGS&GC GV (5180 G.Sjt: H. E. Webb. York: Regt.)
Herbert Edward Webb served with the Yorkshire Regiment during the Second Boer War.
During the First World War he again served with the Yorkshire Regiment, with the 1/5th (Home Service) Battalion with the rank of Company Sergeant-Major. He was commissioned into the Yorkshire Regiment on 14 October 1917.