A First War Memorial Group to the Duke of Wellington's Regiment
A First War Memorial Group to the Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment - 1914-15 Star (29294 DVR. W.A. SPRINGETT. A.S.C.); British War Medal (29294 DVR. W.A. SPRINGETT. A.S.C.); Victory Medal (29294 DVR. W.A. SPRINGETT. A.S.C.); and Memorial Plaque (WILLIAM ALEXANDER SPRINGETT). Naming is officially impressed on the Trio and in raised lettering on the Plaque. Trio is unmounted, original ribbons on the BWM and VM, extremely fine. Accompanied by the Memorial Plaque Parchment Scroll (named to "Pte. William Alexander Springett W. Riding Regt.", 130 mm x 239 mm, card mounted, upper left corner and bottom portion torn but re-taped to the board) and a photograph of Springett in Uniform (black and white faded to a sepia-tone, inscribed in pencil "479 William Alexander Springett A.S.C." on the reverse, 86 mm x 131 mm, card mounted, light spotting). Footnote: William Alexander Springett was a Private with the 4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) when he was transferred to the Labour Corps (476014) as a Private, and then later, to the Army Service Corps (29294) as a Driver. He served in the French theatre. Springett died on June 23, 1919 and is buried at Kingston-Upon-Thames Cemetery, Norbiton, Surrey, Grave C. 3702.