Hearfield father and son group from Kingston-upon-Hull, East Yorkshire. The father, Private S. Hearfield, 1st Volunteer Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, was awarded the Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, and the son, Private F...

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Condition: light contact wear, slight edge bruising, Very Fine.
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Hearfield father and son group from Kingston-upon-Hull, East Yorkshire. The father, Private S. Hearfield, 1st Volunteer Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, was awarded the Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, and the son, Private F. Hearfield, 4th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, later 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment, Territorial Force.

Volunteer Force Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, EVII bust, impressed naming; (4862 PTE. S. HEARFIELD. 1/V.B. E. YORKS: R.)

Condition: light contact wear, slight edge bruising, Very Fine.

British War Medal and Victory Medal; (6879 CPL. F. HEARFIELD. E. YORK. R.)

Condition: Very Fine.

Together with recipient’s East Yorkshire Regiment cap badge, and a Territorial Force Imperial Service Badge.

The father: Samuel Hearfield came from Kingston-upon-Hull, East Yorkshire, where he worked as a whitesmith, and saw service in the Volunteer Force as a Private (No.4862) with the 1st Volunteer Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment.

The son: Frederick Hearfield also came from Kingston-upon-Hull, East Yorkshire, where he worked as a club steward, and married one Harriet Hudson there on 10th May 1914. With the outbreak of the Great War he enlisted into the Territorial Force and saw service as an Acting Corporal (No.6879) with the 4th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, and later as an Acting Corporal (No.244803) with the 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Confirmed as his full entitlement.