Orders, Decorations and Medals

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Orders, Decorations and Medals

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Spink UK

Date & Time
Wednesday 24th July 2019 - 10:30am  
Thursday 25th July 2019 - 10:00am  

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At London office
Monday 22 July 2019 at 11 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Tuesday 23 July 2019 at 11 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
An exhibition 'Against All Odds' and drinks reception to be held on Tuesday 23 July 2019 at 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.
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Our second Auction of 2019 is preceded with an exhibition and drinks party on 23 July entitled Against All Odds.

The 2-Day Auction includes a number of special and single owner collections, besides many items offered on behalf of Direct Descendants. These include a fine collection to the Somerset Light Infantry and a collection of Boer War Medals issued to locally raised units. Our front cover is the very rare Rorke's Drift Defenders campaign pair awarded to Gunner A. Howard, Royal Artillery, with the back cover featuring an exceptional diamond-set Order of Medjidie

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A FINE COLLECTION OF AWARDS FOR THE BATTLES OF THE HOOKThe battles for the hill known as "The Bloody Hook" surely rank amongst the most savage and intense fought by the British Army since the end of the Second World War. As the prospect of a ceasefire became more likely, the Chinese Army and the United Nations Army fought a series of fierce battles to capture tactically important positions, which would be valuable if there was a later recommencement of hostilities.The Hook was one such feature.It overlooked the Sam-i-Chon Valley and dominated a vital stretch of No Man's Land between the two Ar...

Family group:Seven: Private A. Brown, Black Watch1939-45 Star; Africa Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22584605 Pte. A. Brown. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, very fine, with a Black Watch bullion blazer BadgePair: Private R. T. Brown, Suffolk RegimentBritish War and Victory Medals (39217 Pte. R. T. Brown. Suff. R.), very fine (9)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22496337 Pte. G. E. A. Brown. B.W.), good very finePossibly served as a Piper.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private A. M. Cummings, Black WatchKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22034280 Pte. A. M. Cummings. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, officially re-impressed naming to first, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private T. F. Davidson, Black WatchKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22652172 Pte. T. F. Davidson. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, first with minor official correction to surname, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Korea Medal awarded to Pipe-Major R. T. Erickson, Black Watch, who lost a leg as a result of wounds suffered on the night of 18 November 1952Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (14587334 Sgt. R. T. Erickson. B.W.), light contact marks, very fineRichard T. Erickson was serving as a Sergeant-Piper in January 1951 and was one of 4 Pipers of the Black Watch whose performance was recorded at Abbey Road Studios. Having been advanced Pipe-Major by 1952, he was wounded during their famous action of 18-19 November, losing a leg as a result.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please vie...

Pair: Private J. Fleming, Black WatchKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22438685 Pte. J. Fleming. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, mounted as worn, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22687520 Pte. W. B. Gilchrist. B.W.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22526979 Cpl. E. Grady. B.W.), very fineE. Grady won the Open March whilst a member of the 4/5th Battalion, Black Watch in 1956.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private B. Hoey, Black WatchKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22587939 Pte. E. Hoey. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, mounted as worn, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private J. Lewis, Black Watch, killed in action with 'B' Company, Assualt Pioneers on 12 July 1952Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (14473434 Pte. J. Lewis. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, official correction to one digit of number, good very fine (2)James Lewis was born at Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire on 14 January 1928. Living at Oswaldtwistle, he was a well-known local sportsman, representing Oswaldtwistle Irish Democratic League Foot Club, whilst working at the Broad Oak Print Works. Enlisting in the Army in September 1945 Lewis completed his training in Scotland and served with the 1st Battalion...

Pair: Private N. S. Macdonald, Black WatchKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (225854409 Pte. N. S. Macdonald. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private J. McAuslan, Black WatchKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22674296 Pte. J. Mcauslan B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, minor official correction to number, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22308634 Pte. J. McCamish. B.W.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22675731 Pte. R. S. Mackay. B.W.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Private H. Matheson, Black Watch1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45; Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22547375 Pte. H. Matheson. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, very fine (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Private J. Macfarlane, Black WatchKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22656686 Pte. J. Macfarlane. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Private J. Miller, Black Watch1939-45 Star; Burma Star; War Medal 1939-45; Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (14414044 Pte. J. Miller. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (5)The 2nd Battalion, Black Watch served in Orde Wingate's 2nd Chindit Operation, 'Operation Thursday', in 1944. They formed part of the 'Javelin' Force, No. 42 and 73 Columns, under the command of Lieutenant-Colonel G. C. Green.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22218070 (Pte. R. White. B.W.), contact marks, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22470518 Pte D Barr BW) in named card box of issue, a slightly later issue, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private W. Thomson, Black WatchKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22798928 Pte. W. Thomson. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54; Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Kenya (22798928 Pte. W. Thomson. BW.), mounted court-style as worn, area of erasure after naming upon first and third, likely the word 'Replacement', very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Corporal N. McKenzie, Black Watch, late Military Provost Staff Corps, wounded on 1 August 1952General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1945-48 (11450008 Sjt. N. McKenzie. M.P.S.C.); Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22228690 Cpl. N. McKenzie. B.W.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, contact marks, very fine (3)N. McKenzie was wounded in action whilst serving with 'C' Company, 1st Battalion, Black Watch on 1 August 1952. Among his Company comrades, a further 2 were killed in action whilst another 3 were wounded; sold with a small photograph which identifies the recipient, M.M.P. shoulder insignia and cap B...

5TH (INNISKILLING) DRAGOON GUARDSCenturion tanks from the 5th Dragoon Guards moved forward to provide supporting fire from their 50 Calibre Browning and BESA machine-guns and then direct fire from their main armament, the 105mm canon.Pair: Trooper D. B. Crouch, 5th Dragoon GuardsKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (19043631 Tpr. D. B. Crouch. 5.D.G.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (2)Served in H.Q. Squadron.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Trooper J. Fish, 5th Dragoon GuardsKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22276882 Tpr. J. Fish. 5.D.G.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (2)Served in 'A' Squadron.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Trooper N. Rosenbaum, 5th Dragoon GuardsKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22546959. Tpr. N. Rosenbaum. 5.D.G.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, minor official corrections, very fine (2)Served in 'C' Company and listed with initial 'M' upon the roll.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

1ST ROYAL TANK REGIMENTIn November 1952 the 1st Royal Tank Regiment took over the Centurion tanks of the 5th Dragoon Guards, and became heavily involved in the defence of The Hook, providing close support first to the Black Watch and later the Duke of Wellington's Regiment. During the last attack they fired 504 cannon rounds, 22,500 BESA rounds and 4,500 Browning rounds.Pair: Trooper D. W. Hancock, Royal TanksKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (14457207 Tpr. D. W. Hancock. R. Tks.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditi...

Pair: Trooper T. McCluskey, Royal TanksKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22636366 Tpr. T. McCluskey. 1. R. Tks.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

ROYAL ARTILLERYThe main Gunner units supporting the battles of The Hook were 14th & 20th Field Regiments - 61st Light Regiment & 74 (Battleaxe Company) Medium Battery.20th Field Regiment took over from 14 Field Regiment on Christmas Day 1952 and like 14th Regiment were continuously committed to provide OPs on The Hook and close fire support. In support of the attack on the Duke of Wellington's Regiment, 20th Field Regiment fired 23,400 shells, 74th Medium Battery fired 1,200 and 61st Light Regiment some 7,600 mortar bombs. The Commanding Officer was awarded a Distinguished Service Order and th...

Pair: Gunner J. Twells, Royal ArtilleryKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22009839 Gnr. J. Twells. R.A.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, mounted as worn, first with edge bruising, very fine (2)J. Wells served as the Command Post Driver and Operator for 'B' Troop, 12 (Minden) Battery, 20th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery in Korea. The unit provided Direct Fire Support for the King's (Liverpool) Regiment and the OPs. Besides this he was the Troop 'brewmaster' and performed with aplomb whenever a lull in the action allowed.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions f...

Pair: Gunner R. Moorehead, Royal ArtilleryKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22773459 Gnr. R. Moorehead, R.A.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, minor official correction to number, some edge bruising, very fine (2) R. Moorehead served with 188th Radar and Search Light Battery, 20th Field Regiment in Korea from 20 December 1952-24 December 1953. His Medals were sent to Cambridge Barracks, Woolwich; sold with copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Gunner G. Williams, Royal ArtilleryKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22550688 Gnr. G. Williams. R.A.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, nearly extremely fine (2)G. Williams served with 107 Field Battery, 20th Field Regiment in Korea. It was this Battery which provided Direct Fire Support to the Black Watch and the Commanding Officer sat with his Scottish counterpart, calling in the air burst shells to land amongst the Chinese attacking the Allied barbed wire defences.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Gunner F. Ruston, Royal ArtilleryKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (21126985 Gnr. F. Ruston. R.A.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, in card box of issue, good very fine (2)F. Ruston served with 107 Field Battery, 20th Field Regiment in Korea. It was this Battery which provided Direct Fire Support to the Black Watch and the Commanding Officer sat with his Scottish counterpart, calling in the air burst shells to land amongst the Chinese attacking the Allied barbed wire defences.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Four: Gunner W. C. Foxon, Royal ArtilleryDefence and War Medals 1939-45; Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (1792098 Gnr. W. C. Foxon. R.A.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, good very fine (4)William Cartwright Foxon was born on 16 October 1921 and was called for service in 1941, serving in the Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. Having been married at Louth in 1949, he was re-called for service in Korea and died in 1979; sold with copied research.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (4450033 Gnr. G. R. Malt. R.A.), abrasively cleaned, nearly very fineServed initially with the Durham Light Infantry.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (22664636 Gnr. W. E. Smithson. R.A.), number, rank and initials officially re-impressed, very fineSold with 5 photographs, one including the recipient.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Gunner J. De La Haye, Royal ArtilleryKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22707808 Gnr. J. De. La. Haye. R.A.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, mounted court-style for display, nearly extremely fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (1439445 Gnr. F. Slater. R.A.), traces of verdigris, nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Gunner D. Perkins, Royal ArtilleryKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (14457078 Gnr. D. Perkins. R.A.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, in named card box of issue, nearly extremely fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Pair: Gunner J. T. McKissick, Royal ArtilleryKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (227881103 Gnr. J. T. McKissick. R.A.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, first largely officially re-impressed, very fineJohn Thomas McKissick was born on 11 November 1933 and enlisted at Dumbarton on 4 January 1952. He served with the specialist Able Sound Detachment, 15 Locating Battery, 16th Light Regiment, Royal Artillery in Korea. The unit specialised in going forward onto the Allied wires, in order to place microphones to detect enemy mortars and guns in order that our Gunners could triangulate the enemy positions. McKissick served...

Pair: Gunner J. E. Cotterell, Royal ArtilleryKorea 1950-53, 1st issue (22539332 Gnr. J. E. Cotterell. R.A.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, 'E' of initials double-struck, very fine (2)Served with 20th Field Regiment.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A FINE COLLECTION OF AWARDS TO LOCALLY RAISED UNITS WHO FOUGHT IN THE SECOND ANGLO-BOER WAR 1899-1902PrefaceIt gives me great pleasure to present this outstanding Anglo-Boer War Collection of Medals, comprising over 300 lots dedicated to local units. In October 1999, under the direction of David Erskine-Hill, Spink produced the hugely successful Anglo-Boer War Anniversary Catalogue - at that time very much a 'first' in terms of style and research for this Department. Almost twenty years later, we are returning to highlight the Anglo-Boer War in a similar breadth and quality.The Anglo-Boer...

(x) Adelaide District Mounted TroopApproximately 90 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. F. Dewing. Adelaide D.M.T.), officially re-impressed naming, very fineSold with copied roll entry noting the recipient's Medal was issued on 9 February 1910.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Albany District Mounted TroopApproximately 480 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (293 Tpr. S. Mason. Albany Dis. M.T.), replacement non-swivel suspension, good fineSold with copied roll entry noting the recipient's entitlement to the clasp for 'Cape Colony'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Alexandria District Mounted TroopQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (36 Tpr: V. M. Keeton. Alexandria D.M.T.), nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Aliwal North District Mounted TroopJust five Medals were awarded to the unit in May 1907.The Aliwal North District Mounted Troop was called out for active duty from 1 January 1901 until 31 August 1902 and was actually engaged against the enemy, namely on 8 June 1901 at De Kraal and on 27 April at Kemmelkspruit, when six prisoners were taken.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr: R. Stevens. Aliwal North D.M.T.), edge nicks and wear, good fine and extremely rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informati...

(x) Beaufort West District Mounted TroopQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (34 Tpr. G. Kinsley. Beaufort W. D.M.T.), nearly very fineG. Kinsley was awarded his Medal on 16 June 1909, when it was sent to 'North Street, Graaf Reinet, South Africa'; sold with copied roll entry which notes that he also served as an Agent in the Field Intelligence Department.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bedford District Mounted TroopApproximately 135 Medals were awarded to the unit.The Bedford District Mounted Troop (B.D.M.T.) was actively engaged in protecting the town of Bedford from 600 Boer Commandos under Commandant P. H. Kritzinger. Engaged at Cowie Mountain and later in attempts to counter Boer raids in Cape Colony, the Boers resorted to burning 'all the beautiful farmhouses they came across' if engaged by the B.D.M.T.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr: F. C. Nourse. Bedford D.M.T.), very fineSold with copied roll entry which notes that Nourse was indeed 'engaged in acti...

(x) Burghersdorp District Mounted TroopApproximately 89 Medals were awarded to the unit.Pair: Warrant Officer 1st Class G. Wood, A.G.B., late Burghersdorp District Mounted TroopQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. G. Wood. Burghersdorp D.M.T.); British War Medal 1914-20 (1st. C/W.O. G. S. Wood. A.G.B.), minor edge bruising, good fine or better (2)Sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Caledon District Mounted TroopApproximately 52 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (32 Tpr. J. J. Mays. Caledon D.M.T.), re-affixed suspension, nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Carnarvon District Mounted TroopQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (23 L. Corpl W. G. Fraser. Carnarvon D.M.T.), suspension crudely re-affixed and somewhat loose, otherwise nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cathcart District Mounted TroopApproximately 190 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (19 Tpr. J. Landrey. Cathcart D.M.T.), good very fineJohn Landrey, a resident of 'Dynamite' Farm, attested for the Cathcart District Mounted Troop on 22 January 1901 and served in No. 4 Troop; sold with copied attestation document.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Christiana District Mounted ReserveJust 19 Medals were awarded to the unit in March 1908, of which nine were later returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (11 Cpl. J. W. Beeby. Christiana D.M.R.), nearly very fine and very rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Colesberg District Mounted TroopApproximately 74 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (43 Tpr H. A. Frazer. Colesberg D.M.T.), nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) East London District Mounted TroopApproximately 237 Medals were awarded to the unit in January 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Capt: J. Harty. E. London D.M.T.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Fort Beaufort District Mounted TroopApproximately 105 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (123 Tpr. C. Mildenhall. Fort Beaufort D.M.T.), very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Graaff-Reinet District Mounted TroopApproximately 145 Medals were awarded to the unit in November 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (156 Tpr. C. J. J. Olivier. Graaff-Reinet D.M.T.), nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Green River District Mounted TroopApproximately 29 Medals were awarded to the unit in January 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. H. Deutschmann. Green River D.M.T.), nearly extremely fine and rareAn accompanying roll extract states:'The figures 10/3/01 to 8/4/01 and 9/10/01 to 17/10/01 are giving date and time the contingent has served in the late Boer War. The contingent was called out twice for active service.' Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hex River District Mounted TroopApproximately 23 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. F. R. Bybec. Hex River D.M.T.), very fine and rareAn accompanying copied roll entry confirms that Trooper Bybec was called out for active service, served outside the Hex District and was engaged with the enemy.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hopefield District Mounted TroopApproximately 46 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (3 Serjt: A. J. Stigling, Sen. Hopefield D.M.T.), good very fineAdalbortus Stigling possibly saw action, an accompanying copied roll extract stating that 'several of them [the Hopefield D.M.T.] were engaged with the enemy'.Hopefield is a town in the Western Cape, near Saldanha Bay.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Humansdorp District Mounted TroopApproximately 107 Medals were awarded to the unit in September 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (114 Tpr: C. F. Vanas. Humansdorp. D.M.T.), note surname spelling, edge nicks and wear, fineAn accompanying medal roll extract lists the recipient's surname as 'Van Ass'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Indwe District Mounted TroopJust 19 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (24 Pte. T. Williamson. Indwe D.M.T.), very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Jansenville District Mounted TroopApproximately 200 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (115 Tpr. W. M. Birch. Jansenville D.M.T.), very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) King William's Town District Mounted TroopApproximately 135 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (59 L.Cpl. J. Peter. K.W.T. D.M.T.), good very fineJohann Peter likely saw action, an accompanying copied roll extract stating, 'on active service against enemy March and September 1901'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Klipsdam District Mounted TroopJust nine Medals were awarded to the unit, of which three were returned in May 1909.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (19 Tpr: - Wallace. Klipsdam D.M.T.), initial erased, light edge bruising and polishing, fine and extremely rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Komgha District Mounted TroopApproximately 51 Medals were issued to the unit in April 1908.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (38 Pte. E. D. Thompson. Komgha D.M.T.), very fineThe recipient's entry on an accompanying copied roll extract states, 'To Fort Warwick, Kabu District: Komgha'. His Medal was issued on 12 July 1910.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Knysna District Mounted TroopApproximately 36 Medals were awarded to the unit in November 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (106 Tpr. T. H. Stanley. Knysna D.M.T.), good very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Krom River District Mounted TroopApproximately 28 Medals were awarded to the unit in July 1908, of which two were later returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (12 Tpr. W. V. Musto. Krom River D.M.T.), note second initial, good very fine and rareAn accompanying copied roll entry states that the recipient's Medal was issued on 24 March 1910 and sent to 'To Krom River, C.C.'Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ladismith District Mounted TroopApproximately 47 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905, of which four were later returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr: J. Lane. Ladismith D.M.T.), re-attached suspension with defective claw, fineLadismith is a town in the Western Cape; it is interesting to note that nearly all members of the unit had Afrikaans surnames, this being a rare exception.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mafeking District Mounted TroopApproximately 66 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1906, of which approximately 51 were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (27 L. Cpl. F. Bezuidenhout. Mafeking D.M.T.), sometime acid cleaned with consequent loss of detail, but naming remains clear, fine or better and very rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Matjiesfontein District Mounted TroopApproximately 46 Medals were awarded to the unit, of which 29 were later returned.'Cecil John Rhodes once said that he had only met two creators in South Africa: Himself and James Douglas Logan, the Scottish-born founder of Matjiesfontein. Representative in many ways of a grasping late nineteenth century cowboy capitalism that came to reshape and dominate the subcontinent, while holding aloft the flag of 'fair play', 'civilisation' and 'empire', Logan was in the vanguard of an accelerating expansionism at a time when the British bore few doubts about th...

(x) The named dress miniature Queen's South Africa Medal worn by Captain the Honourable J. D. Logan, Commanding Officer, Matjiesfontein District Mounted RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Belmont (Capt. Hon. J. D. Logan Matjesfontein District Mounted Rifles), edge nicks and edge bruise, attractively toned, otherwise good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (32 Tpr: T. J. Welch. Matjesfontein D.M.T.), very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Montagu District Mounted TroopApproximately 27 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (14 Tpr: J. Taljard. Montagu D.M.T.), very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mosita Squadron District Mounted TroopApproximately 59 Medals were awarded to the unit in November 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (100 Tpr: J. G. E. Riggs. Mosita Squad D.M.T.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mossel Bay District Mounted TroopApproximately 40 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. J. Schoeman. Mossel Bay D.M.T.), suspension re-affixed and loose, edge wear, good fineJ. Schoeman served with 'W' Squadron of the Mossel Bay District Mounted Troop; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Naauwpoort District Mounted TroopApproximately 128 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (139 Tpr. J. Van Aswegan. Naauwpoort D.M.T.), scratch to cheek of monarch, re-pinned, nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Oudtshoorn District Mounted TroopApproximately 48 Medals were awarded to the unit in September 1906, of which 16 were later returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (25 Tpr. E. Green. Oudtshoorn D.M.T.), nearly extremely fine and rareE. Green served for eight months in the Oudtshoorne District Mounted Troop, being 'called out for active military service and actually engaged with the enemy'. His Medal was re-issued at Amersfort, Wakkerstroom in February 1910.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premiu...

(x) Paarl District Mounted TroopApproximately 278 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Serjt: P. De V. Moll. Paarl Dis: M.T.), edge knock, minor edge bruises, nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Peddie District Mounted TroopApproximately 251 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (169 Tpr. R. J. Randall. Peddie D.M.T.), good fine and betterSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Piquetberg District Mounted TroopJust 22 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905. Family group:Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. G. Coates. Piquetberg D.M.T.), nearly very fine and rareThree: Acting Corporal F. G. E. Coates, South African Field Artillery 1914-15 Star (Gnr. F. G. E. Coates. S.A.M.R.-F.A.B.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (A./Cpl. F. G. E. Coates. S.A.F.A.), nearly very fine and better (4)George Coates is noted upon his son's attestation documents as 'Lt. Col. G. Coales (sic), Villa Marguerita, Burg Road, Rondebosch'; sold with copied roll en...

(x) Port Elizabeth District Mounted TroopApproximately 80 Medals were awarded to the unit in May 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (45 L. Serjt: J. A. Gray. P.Elizabeth D.M.T.), nearly extremely fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Prince Albert District Mounted TroopApproximately 60 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (81 S.Serjt: J. J. Van Oordt. P.A. D.M.T.), good fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queenstown District Mounted TroopApproximately 230 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (251 Serjt: H. Hull. Queenstown D.M.T.), sometime cleaned, edge bruising, nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Robertson District Mounted TroopJust 23 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905, with two further Medals being issued at the end of the same year.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (26 Tpr. W. O. Connor Robertson D.M.T.), very fine and rareWilliam O'Connor was called out for active duty up to 12 October 1901; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sandflats District Mounted TroopApproximately 66 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. A. B. Walton. Sandflats D.M.T.), nearly extremely fineA. B. Walton was called out for active service and 'engaged with the enemy'; accompanying copied roll entry, refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sir Lowry's Pass District Mounted TroopApproximately 25 Medals were awarded to the unit, of which 11 were returned in May 1909. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (6 Tpr. W. F. J. Gipp. Sir Lowry's Pass D.M.T.), nearly extremely fine and very rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Somerset East District Mounted TroopApproximately 212 Medals were awarded to the unit on November 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (126 Tpr. C. Lottering. Somerset E. D.M.T.), good very fineCornelius Lottering is likely to have seen action with the Somerset East District Mounted Troop, the unit's first success being claimed in October 1901:'The Somerset East District Mounted Troops went out on the night of the 1st instant, and following up the spoor of Smut's scouts, captured five men on the morning of the 2nd instant. The patrol covered 50 miles' (The Lancashire Daily Post 4...

(x) Stellenbosch District Mounted TroopApproximately 84 Medals were awarded to the unit in March 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut: J. C. Faure. Stellenbosch D.M.T.), nearly extremely fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Steytlerville District Mounted TroopApproximately 113 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut. H. O. Bosman. Steytlerville D.M.T.), edge bruising and wear, good fineHenny O. Bosman was one of five officers who served with the Steytlerville District Mounted Troop; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Stockenstroom District Mounted TroopApproximately 154 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (98 Tpr. T. J. Marx, Sen. Stockenstroom D.M.C.), note final letter of unit, suspension crudely re-pinned and loose, otherwise good very fineSold with copied roll entry that notes 'All the Officers and men of this volunteer squadron served in the Districts of Stockenstroom, Cathcart, Tarkastad, Fort Beaufort & Adelaide'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Stutterheim District Mounted TroopApproximately 76 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. A. Schlodder. Stutterheim D.M.T.), nearly very fineA. Schlodder was awarded his Medal on 22 November 1910, when it was sent to 'P.O., Coomassie Poort, Lady Brand, O.R.C., South Africa'.Stutterheim is a town in the Eastern Cape, named after Major-General Richard von Stutterheim, commander of the German Legion in the Crimean War, a corps rewarded for its services to the British by being settled in the Cape in 1858; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on...

(x) Swellendam District Mounted TroopApproximately 42 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (22 Tpr: W. E. Blandford. Swellendam D.M.T.), very fine and rare

(x) Uitenhage District Mounted TroopApproximately 264 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (177 Tpr. J. Thompson. Uitenhage D.M.T.), light contact marks and edge nicks, very fineJ. Thompson served in 'C' Troop and was issued with his Medal on 3 February 1911, when it was sent to 'P.O., Klimpoort, Cape Colony, South Africa'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Victoria East District Mounted TroopApproximately 139 Medals were awarded to the unit in September 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr: W. H. Francis. Vict: East D.M.T.), minor contact marks to obverse, good very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Warrenton District Mounted TroopJust 14 Medals were awarded to the unit. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (131 Tpr. P. J. Theron. Warrenton D.M.T.), good very fine and very rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Wellington District Mounted TroopApproximately 91 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (52 Tpr: F. J. D. Malan. Wellington D.M.T.), very fineSold with copied roll entry noting 'The Wellington District lost 3 killed and 1 wounded on 16th Feb. 1901'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Willowmore District Mounted TroopApproximately 64 Medals were awarded to the unit in September 1905, with a further six Medals being issued on 1 February 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (69 Pte. P. G. Du Preez. Willowmore D.M.T.), slightly polished, good fine or betterP. G. Du Preez served in the Willowmore District Mounted Troop from 20 February 1901 to 22 May 1901; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Windsorton & Wedberg District Mounted TroopApproximately 105 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (237 Tpr: T. L. Corns. Winstn: & Wedberg D.M.T.), nearly very fineT. L. Corns was awarded his Medal on 7 September 1910; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Worcester District Mounted TroopApproximately 99 Medals were awarded to the unit.Three: Private P. J. Winterbach, Botha's Mounted Rifles, late Worcester District Mounted TroopQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (97 Tpr: P. Winterbach. Worcester D.M.T.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (Pte. P. J. Winterbach. Bothas M.R.), very fine (3)Sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) THE TOWN GUARDSAberdeen Town GuardApproximately 39 Medals were awarded to the unit; the majority of those who served in it were natives, who were not awarded the Medal.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (172 Pte. J. C. Bodes. Aberdeen T.G.), minor edge nicks and light wear, nearly very fine or better and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Adelaide Town GuardApproximately 65 Medals were awarded to the unit.Family group:Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (22 Pte. H. Webster. Adelaide T.G.), very fineAfrica Service Medal 1939-45 (N.R.V. H. Webster), very fine (2)Hercules Webster served 'in defence of the Town', as stated upon the copied roll.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Alexandria Town GuardApproximately 21 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905, with a further six being issued at later dates.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (5 Pte. J. C. Philipson. Alexandria T.G.), good very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Alice Town GuardApproximately 28 Medals awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (31 Pte. J. Gray. Alice T.G.), minor edge bruise, very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Alicedale Town GuardApproximately 64 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (70 Pte. C. Green. Alicedale T.G.), nearly extremely fineCharles Green served in the Alicedale Town Guard from 8 January 1901; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Aliwal North Town GuardAliwal North was notoriously disloyal at the beginning of the War, when it was occupied by the Boers at the invitation of the inhabitants. Following its occupation by the British, it had a Town Guard some 70 strong.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. D. Reich,sen. Aliwal N.T.G.), edge nick, very fineSold with copied roll entry and Aliwal newspaper article entitled, 'An Appeal to Loyal Inhabitants!':'Owing to representations made to the Town Council by the Military Authorities pointing out the necessity of substantially increasing the strength of the Town G...

(x) Barberton Town GuardApproximately 140 Medals were awarded to the unit.Gold was discovered at Barberton in the Transvaal in 1885 and it became a large mining centre, populated predominantly by 'Uitlanders'. After the declaration of war, many 'Uitlanders' fled and Barberton was held by the Boers until it was captured by the British on 13 September 1900. Barberton Town Guard were called out for active service on 8 December 1900 and was disbanded on 21 December 1901.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. A. P. D. Hodge. Barberton T.G.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject...

(x) Barkly East Town GuardApproximately 34 Medals were awarded to the unit.Four: Corporal C. Birnie, 6th Dismounted Rifles, late Barkly East Town GuardQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (13 Pte. C. Birnie. Barkly E. Tn: Gd:); 1914-15 Star (Cpl. C. Birnie. 6th Dismtd Rfls.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (Cpl. C. Birnie. 6th. Dismtd Rfls.), contact marks and polished overall, fine or better, the first rare (4)Charles Birnie, a resident of Cathcart Street, Aliwal, served with 'D' Squadron of the 6th Dismounted Rifles, his Great War trio being despatched in 1930.Subject to 5% ta...

(x) Barkly West Town GuardApproximately 95 Medals were awarded to the unit.Barkly West Town Guard was called out for active service on 27 December 1900 and continued to perform permanent military duty until 1 July 1902, upon which the corps was disbanded.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (104 Pte. G. Mair. Barkly West T.G.), nearly extremely fineSold with copied roll and supplementary roll entries.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Beaufort West Town GuardApproximately 218 Medals awarded to the unit in March 1904.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (40 Pte. W. Curtin. Beaufort W.T.G.), very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bedford Town GuardApproximately 1350 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. T. Fitchet. Bedford T.G.), minor edge nicks, nearly very fine or betterSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bluecliff and Glenconnor Town GuardJust nine Medals were awarded to the unit in April 1907, some of which were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Cpl. B. Jewaskiewitz. Bluecliff & Glenconnor T.G.), nearly extremely fine and very rareB. Jewaskiewitz's Medal was among those returned in January 1909 but later in the same year - on 24 November - he finally received his award for 'active military duty against the enemy' from 27 January 1902 to 30 April 1902'; accompanying copied roll entry, refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For m...

(x) Boshof Town GuardJust 12 Medals were awarded to the unit, of which seven were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. R. Beck. Boshof Tn: Gd:), claw re-pinned, extensive edge nicks, good fine or better and excessively rareR. Beck is recorded upon the roll as having performed '111-night duties in the trenches'. He served alongside two probable relations, C. Beck and J. R. Beck, who notched up a further 402-night duties between them; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms...

(x) Brandfort Town GuardApproximately 23 Medals were awarded to the unit in November 1905. An accompanying copied roll extract for the Brandfort Town Guard states:'Consisting of a mounted and a dismounted section, the mounted men were out almost daily escorting wood-outing parties with wagons some 6 miles out of Town with the Mounted Infantry of the Garrison. They also performed cattle guard duty and frequently Cossack posts. The mounted men were on various occasions engaged with the enemy who had looted cattle and wagons, whilst the whole Guard, both mounted and dismounted were often called o...

(x) Britstown Town GuardApproximately 21 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Serjt. J. E. Duggan. Britstown T.G.), nearly extremely fine and rareJ. E. Duggan was issued his Medal on 21 June 1910, when it was sent to 'P.O. Box 737, Johannesburg, South Africa'; accompanying copied roll entry, refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Burghersdorp Town GuardApproximately 152 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut: G. H. Maasdorp. Burghersdorp T.G.), good very fineG. H. Maasdorp was one of six officers who served in the Burghersdorp Town Guard; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Private J. P. Vorster, Burghersdorp Town Guard, late Cape Mounted YeomanrySouth Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879 (Tpr. J. P. Vorster. 2nd. Cape Yeory.); Cape of Good Hope General Service 1880-97, 1 clasp, Basutoland (Corpl. J. P. Vorster. C.M. Yeo.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. J. P. Vorster. Burghersdorp T.G.), good very fine, an attractive and scarce combination of awards (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cala Town GuardApproximately 94 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (24 Pte. A. Sargeant. Cala T.G.), officially re-impressed naming with later erasure of initials, with crude replacement 'A', good fine or betterSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Campbell Town GuardApproximately 33 Medals were awarded to the unit in April 1905. An extract from the unit's roll, compiled by Lieutenant Voss, states:'All the members of the Campbell Town Guard were called out for, and did, active duty, and were actually engaged with the enemy, up to about three days before peace was proclaimed. Conroy, the rebel Commandant, with some 350 men under his command, attacked Campbell. He sent in flag of truce and demanded the surrender of the village, this was refused, and after heavy firing, the enemy was repulsed. At that date there were only about 32 Imper...

(x) Carnarvon Town GuardApproximately 23 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (5 Pte. A. P. Janzen. Carnarvon T.G.), first initial crudely converted from an 'I' to an 'A', edge bruising and contact marks, nearly very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cathcart Town GuardApproximately 46 Medals were awarded to the unit in November 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (47 Pte. J. Y. Thompson. Cathcart T.G.), nearly very fine or betterSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ceres Town GuardApproximately 49 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (5 Pte. H. Carson. Ceres T.G.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Clan William Town GuardApproximately 34 Medals were awarded to the unit in July 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (27 Pte. A. Seydel. Clanwilliam T.G.), note surname spelling, nearly extremely fine and rareA. Seydell was issued his Medal on 8 December 1909, when it was sent to 'c/o R. Sydel, Calvinia, Cape Colony'; the roll notes a 'R. Sydell' as a Lieutenant in the Clan William Guard, so likely a relation.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Colesberg Town GuardApproximately 83 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut W. E. G. Davis. Colesberg T.G.), minor edge nicks, nearly very fine and betterW. E. G. Davis is noted as having served 'In trenches on nights 3rd & 4th Dec 1901' and is entitled to the clasp for 'Cape Colony'; accompanying copied roll entry, refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cradock Town GuardApproximately 377 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Capt: T. P. Bromfield. Cradock T.G.), very fineT. P. Bromfield served as Locomotive Foreman for the Cape Government Railways before serving with Cradock Town Guard; sold with copied roll and supplementary roll entries.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Cpl. H. J. P. Bromfield. Cradock T.G.), very fine H. J. P. Bromfield served as a Fitter for the Cape Government Railways before serving with Cradock Town Guard; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cookhouse Town GuardApproximately 78 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905, of which 30 were returned in May 1909.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (119 Pte. H. Grobelaar. Cookhouse T.G.), minor edge nicks, nearly very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cyphergat Town GuardApproximately 48 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905, of which 22 were returned. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (10 Pte. J. Shelver. Cyphergat T.G.), very fine or better and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Daniels Kuil Town GuardJust 19 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. W. Barker. Daniels Kuil T.G.), edge nicks, nearly very fine or better and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Darling Town GuardJust 12 Medals awarded to the unit in March 1906, of which two were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (6 Tpr: J. Smit. Darling T.G.), evidence of brooch-mounting to obverse, claw tightened, nearly very fine and very rareJ. Smit served in the Darling Town Guard from 3 October 1901 until 6 December 1901; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Dordrecht Town GuardApproximately 72 Medals were awarded to the unit in June 1906, of which 24 were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (36 Pte. J. Leven. Dordrecht T.G.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Douglas Town GuardApproximately 24 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905, of which four were returned. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (2 Sergt: A. J. Roos. Douglas T.G.), very fine or better and rareA. J. Roos is recorded as having been 'actually engaged with enemy'; accompanying copied roll entry, refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Dundee Town GuardApproximately 218 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Talana (F. J. Hodgson. Dundee Tn: Gd:), good fine or betterSold with copied roll entry confirming the recipient's entitlement to the single clasp for 'Talana'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Durban Road Town GuardApproximately 21 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. A. Newmark. Durban Road T.G.), good very fine and rareAaron Newmark was born in Lithuania in 1876 and emigrated to Cape Town in 1895. At the outbreak of the Second Anglo-Boer War, he returned to the Cape Colony to settle at Durban Road and set up in business as a general dealer in partnership with Mr. Herman Sacks - trading as 'Newmark & Sacks'. Newmark attested for the Durban Road Town Guard on 17 February 1901. The relevant roll states:'The call to Permanent duty at Elsie...

(x) Edenburg Town GuardApproximately 53 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. J. D. Wall. Edenburg Tn: Gd:), minor edge nicks and bruising, nearly very fine or betterJ. D. Wall later transferred to the Field Intelligence Department; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Fauresmith Town GuardJust 10 Medals were awarded to the unit, of which one was returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. W. S. Dickson. Fauresmith Tn: Gd:), officially re-impressed naming, nearly very fine and very rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Fort Beaufort Town GuardApproximately 59 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (35 Pte. T. S. G. Halcrow. F. Beaufort T.G.), good very fineT. S. G. Halcrow resigned from the Fort Beaufort Town Guard on 2 April 1901. His Medal was issued on 13 March 1912, when it was sent to 'Park Avenue, Uitenhage'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Fraserburg Road Town GuardJust 15 Medals were awarded to the unit.The Fraserburg Road Town Guard was formed on 27 December 1900 and disbanded on 30 June 1902, in which period it was called out for active military duty in August, September and October 1901.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (3 Pte. H. Waugh. Fraserburg Rd. T.G.), good very fine and very rareH. Waugh was re-issued his Medal on 10 March 1910; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Fraserburg Town GuardApproximately 33 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. J. Jacobs. Fraserburg T.G.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry noting the recipient's entitlement to the clasp for 'Belmont'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) George Town GuardApproximately 110 Medals were awarded to the unit in February 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (79 Pte. R. Niksch. George T.G.), evidence of brooch-mounting to obverse, nearly very fine and betterSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Graaff-Reinet Town GuardApproximately 266 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (229 Pte. J. P. Mc.Millan. Graaff-Reinet T.G.), very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Grahamstown Town GuardApproximately 168 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (39 Serjt: A. Fray. Grahamstown T.G.), scratches to obverse, nearly very fine and betterA. Fray served with the 1st Battalion, Grahamstown Town Guard; sold with copied roll and supplementary roll entries.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hanover Town GuardApproximately 54 Medals were awarded to the unit in November 1905, of which nine were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. A. B. Esterhuizen. Hanover T.G.), very fine and betterSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hopetown Town GuardApproximately 29 Medals were awarded to the unit, of which three were returned and one - to M. C. Hopkins - 'refused'.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. B. Lomnitz. Hopetown T.G.), extremely fine and rareBennie Lomnitz was born at Hessia, Germany, on 25 November 1870, the son of Meyer Lomnitz. Educated in Germany, he became partner of the firm Lilienfeld Brothers, General Merchants, wholesale and retail. He emigrated to Hopetown in 1889 and became a Member of the School Board and Library Committee, as well as a Member of Hopetown Club. Married to Hattie, daug...

(x) Humansdorp Town GuardApproximately 84 Medals were awarded to the unit in September 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (18 Pte. G. A. Smith. Humansdorp T.G.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Indwe Town GuardApproximately 137 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (44 L. Cpl. G. E. Catherine. Indwe T.G.), good very fineGurney Edward Catherine is recorded as having 'proceeded to Dordrecht when then threatened'; accompanying copied roll entry, refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Jagersfontein Town GuardApproximately 77 Medals were awarded to the unit.Jagersfontein, a town in the Orange Free State, was attacked by a party of Boers on 16 October 1900. During the attack they succeeded in liberating all the prisoners from the gaol and inflicted two casualties on the small garrison.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. J. Drinn. Jagersfontein Tn: Gd:), nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Jamestown Town GuardApproximately 40 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (35 Pte. D. Diederichs. Jamestown M.T.G.), edge nicks, good fine or betterD. Diederichs was re-issued his Medal on 22 March 1910, when it was sent 'c/o A. Strausser, Oudtshoorne, Cape Colony'; accompanying copied roll entry, refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Jansenville Town GuardApproximately 200 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (14 Serjt. O. E. Stock. Jansenville T.G.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Keimoes Town GuardJust four Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut. C. Rogers. Keimoes T.G.), officially re-impressed naming, minor edge nick, nearly very fine or better and extremely rareCharles Rogers served with Lieutenant Percy Holt and Sergeants Booysen and Leuhoff. The roll notes 'each individual in this list was called out for active military duty against the enemy and was actually engaged with the enemy.'Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Con...

(x) Kenhardt Town GuardApproximately 50 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905, of which 12 were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (31 Pte. P. P. Van Der Merwe. Kenhardt T.G.), edge nicks and loose suspension, good fine or betterP. P. Van Der Merwe and his fellow Town Guardsmen were unsuccessful in their claim for the clasp 'Cape Colony'. The Kenhardt Town Guard roll states: 'These officers, N.C.O.s & men for whom the Cape Colony clasp is claimed, served on active military duty against the enemy outside of the Town of Kenhardt'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addi...

(x) Kimberley Town GuardApproximately 2594 Medals were awarded to the unit.Pair: Private A. E. Cundill, Kimberley Town GuardQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Kimberley (Pte. A. E. Cundill. Kimberley Town Gd:); Mayor of Kimberley's Star 1899-1900, reverse hallmarked with date letter 'c', very fine (2)Sold with copied roll entry and verification.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) King William's Town Town GuardApproximately 329 Medals were awarded to the unit, of which 126 were returned in 1908; three later applications were subsequently approved.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (640 Pte. J. Hoole. K.W.T.T.G.), minor edge nicks, very fineJ. Hoole served in the King William's Town Town Guard from 11 April 1901 and is noted upon the roll as sharing the number '640' with 'J. Roose'; accompanying copied roll entry, refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Klerksdorp Town GuardApproximately 118 Medals were awarded to the unit in February 1904.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. A. J. Campbell. Klerksdorp Tn: Gd:), very fine or betterSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Knysna Town GuardApproximately 154 Medals were awarded to the unit in November 1905. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (82 Pte. R. J. Read. Knysna T.G.), minor edge bruise, nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kokstad Town GuardApproximately 145 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (123 Pte. H. Shuttleworth. Kokstad T.G.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Komgha Town GuardApproximately 32 Medals were awarded to the unit, of which 22 were issued in August 1908 and a further 10 issued in August 1909.The Komgha Town Guard was formed in February 1901 and disbanded on 31 July 1902. The unit's medal roll notes that it was 'called out for active service on various dates between 1 July and 31 August 1901.'Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (15 Pte. R. M. Preston. Komgha T.G.), very fine and betterSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and...

(x) Kuruman Town GuardApproximately 18 Medals were awarded to the unit, of which two were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. W. Ranwell. Kuruman T.G.), very fine or better and rareSold with copied roll entry and research relating to 10 individuals from the Kuruman Town Guard who had failed to claim their Medals by late 1909; a number of them were deceased or had disappeared off the map.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ladismith Reserve Town GuardApproximately 18 Medals were awarded to unit in August 1905, of which three were returned; a further Medal was issued in October 1905. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. M. Rose Ladismith R.T.G.), good very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ladismith Town GuardApproximately 54 Medals were awarded to the unit in February 1905, just two of them to officers.Ladismith Town Guard consisted of members of the Klip River Rifle Association, Natal Government Railways Rifle Association, Town Guard Rifle Association and the Clydesdale Rifle Association.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut: C. W. Broers. Ladismith T.G.), nearly extremely fineC. W. Broers also served in the Malmesbury Defence Corps; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pleas...

(x) Lady Grey Town GuardApproximately 108 Medals were awarded to the unit. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (69 Pte. H. N. Attwell. Lady Grey T.G.), very fineH. Norman Attwell was born in East London in June 1881 and was educated at the South African College, Cape Town. A descendant of early British settlers, his ancestors had arrived in the Colony as far back as 1820 and settled at Grahamstown. Attwell took up law as a profession and was articled to his brother, Mr. R. G. Attwell, of Lady Grey District, Aliwal North.He subsequently completed his articles with Mr. Gus Trollop, a solici...

(x) Ladysmith Town GuardApproximately 158 Medals were awarded to the unit, of which seven were returned. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Ladysmith (Pte. J. Osborne. Ladysmith Town Gd:), very fine or betterSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Laingsburg Town GuardApproximately 43 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905, of which nine were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (2 Serjt: J. O. Walters. Laingsburg T.G.), note surname spelling, edge bruising and wear, good fineSold with copied roll entry, stating his surname as 'Walter'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mafeking Town GuardApproximately 513 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Mafeking (C. W. Clucas. Mafeking Town Gd:), good very fineC. W. Clucas originally came from the Isle of Man, his father residing at a property in Hutchinson Square, Douglas, which was later renamed 'Mafeking House'. Sometime emigrating to South Africa, Clucas served during the Boer War with 'B' Section of the Mafeking Town Guard under Captain R. H. Girdwood - who was killed in action at Mafeking on 13 February 1900. A Town Councillor and assistant to the Mayor, Clucas al...

(x) Malmesbury Town GuardApproximately 53 Medals were awarded to the unit in March 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (24 Pte. W. Houbach. Malmesbury T.G.), very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Maraisburg Town GuardApproximately 17 Medals were awarded to the unit.The Maraisburg Town Guard was engaged in garrison work from January 1902 until the cessation of hostilities.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (4 L. Cpl. J. Issenburg. Maraisburg T.G.), officially re-impressed naming, minor edge bruising, nearly very fine and rareJ. Issenburg's Medal was returned but was re-issued on 9 February 1910, when it was sent to 'The Grand Hotel, Steynsburg, Cape Colony'; accompanying copied roll entry, refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For...

(x) Middelburg Town GuardApproximately 98 Medals were awarded to the unit in November 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut. C. P. Du Plessis. Middelburg T.G.), nearly extremely fineC. P. Du Plessis had his Medal returned but the roll further notes it was re-issued on 4 April 1911 and sent to his son, Mr. P. Du Plessis, at 'P.O. Box 434, Pretoria, South Africa'; accompanying copied roll entry, refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Middleton Town GuardApproximately 36 Medals were awarded to the unit in November 1905.The Middleton Town Guard was formed on 8 February 1901 and was called out for active military service against the enemy from 3 March 1901-26 March 1901, 15 April 1901-28 April 1901 and 6 May 1901-31st May 1902. It was disbanded on 25 October 1902.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (16 Pte. C. H. Sparks. Middleton T.G.), very fine or betterSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for...

(x) Molteno Town GuardApproximately 74 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905, of which 32 were later returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. L. G. Hartley. Molteno T.G.), very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Montagu Town GuardApproximately 27 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905, of which six were later returned. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (16 Pte. J. B. Campion. Montagu T.G.), edge nicks, nearly very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mossel Bay Town GuardApproximately 118 Medals were awarded to the unit, including 60 issued in June 1904.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. H. Fouchee. Mossel Bay Tn: Gd:), very fine or betterSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Naauwpoort Town GuardApproximately 129 Medals were awarded to the unit in March 1906. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Capt: J. W. A. Rose. Naauwpoort T.G.), heavily polished, edge nicks, fineJ. W. A. Rose served as one of two Captains in the Naauwpoort Town Guard, likely sometime as O.C., and was supported by five Lieutenants, a Surgeon and Chaplain; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Namaqualand Town GuardWith the exception of approximately 40 men of the Warwickshire Regiment (Militia) and 10 men from the Cape Garrison Artillery, the garrison which defended O'okiep was almost entirely composed of men of the Namaqualand Town Guard.Following the surrender of the Town of Concordia a few kilometres to the north of O'okiep on 4 April 1902, Boer Commandos under Jan Christiaan Smuts turned their attention to the rich southern copper fields whereby they hoped to force the British to send troops from Cape Town to O'okiep - which would then leave Cape Town vulnerable to attack.T...

(x) Newcastle Town GuardApproximately 243 Medals were awarded to the unit in September 1906, of which approximately 76 were later returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. R. F. Mackenzie. Newcastle T.G.), good very fineR. F. Mackenzie is recorded upon the roll as having been 'actively employed' on 18 and 20 September 1901, and 2 October 1901; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Oudtshoorn Town GuardApproximately 203 Medals were awarded to the unit in May 1905. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut. D. F. Martin. Oudtshoorn T.G.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry and copied photograph of Lieutenant Martin atop his mount 'War', together with contact details of a family member - since marked deceased - who notes in Dutch that Martin was educated at Oudtshoorn High School for Boys and served with 'A' Company of Oudtshoorn Town Guard.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms a...

(x) Paarle Town GuardApproximately 27 Medals were awarded to the unit in February 1911.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. H. S. Dickson. Paarle. T.G.), nearly extremely fine and rareH. S. Dickson served in the Paarle Town Guard from March 1901 to September 1902; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Petrusville Town GuardApproximately 52 Medals were awarded to the unit in May 1905, of which nine were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (6 L.Cpl. J. J. Van Der Walt. Petrusville T.G.), very fineNine men with the surname 'Van Der Walt' or 'Vanderwalt' served in the Petrusville Town Guard; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pietersburg Town GuardJust 13 Medals were awarded to the unit, of which two were returned.As verified by Major W. H. Bolton of the Wiltshire Regiment, the unit fought in the defence of the town when it was attacked by Beyer's Commando on 25 January 1902.Four: Private J. Duncan, South African Infantry, late Pietersburg Town GuardQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (18 Pte. J. D. Duncan. Ptrsbrg: Town Gd:); 1914-15 Star (Pte. J. D. Duncan 8th Infantry); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (Pte. J. D. Duncan. 9th S.A.I.), official correction to first i...

(x) Port Elizabeth Town GuardApproximately 562 Medals were awarded to the unit. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut: E. H. W. Brewster. P. Elzbth. T.G.), polished, nearly very fineE. H. W. Brewster served with the 1st Battalion, Port Elizabeth Town Guard. The roll further notes that he served at 'Vanstaadens' - likely Van Stadens Pass, a river crossing within the gorge of the Van Stadens River, situated in the Eastern Cape Province. Brewster later attested for permanent duty attached to Imperial Troops; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20...

(x) Port Nolloth Town GuardApproximately 22 Medals were awarded to the unit in January 1906, of which six were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (2 Serjt: W. H. Francis. Port Nolloth T.G.), nearly extremely fine and rareW. H. Francis is additionally entitled to the clasp for 'Belmont'; sold with copied roll noting that some of the men also served in the Namaqualand Town Guard.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Potchefstroom Town GuardApproximately 63 Medals were awarded to the unit in April 1907, of which 10 were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. P. Bekker. Potchefstroom T.G.), nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Prieska Town GuardApproximately 56 Medals were awarded to the unit in July 1905, of which 10 were returned.The unit escorted convoys and horses between Prieska and De Aar and was engaged with Commandant Conroy's Commando on 6 January 1902, between Prieska and Karabee.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. A. Hough. Prieska T.G.), nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Prince Albert Town GuardApproximately 45 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905, of which 10 were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (17 Pte. A. A. De Vries. P.A. T.G.), good very fineA. A. De Vries was issued his Medal on 10 March 1910, when it was sent to 'Vogelfontein P.O., Fraserburg Rd., C.C.'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queenstown Town GuardApproximately 331 Medals were awarded to the unit in October 1905. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut. E. F. Kidson. Queenstown T.G.), contact marks and edge bruising, good fineEdward Fenning Kidson was born at Jansenville, Western District, Eastern Cape, on 15 May 1857, the son of Joseph Parke and Mary Kidson. He served with the Queenstown Town Guard in South Africa and later forged a career as a shopkeeper. The husband of Alice Valentine Kidson, he died at Queenstown on 30 April 1936 and is buried there; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on H...

(x) Richmond Town GuardApproximately 70 Medals were awarded to the unit, of which 12 were returned.Three: Private O. J. Amys, Richmond Town GuardQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (79 Pte. O. J. Amys. Richmond T.G.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (Pte. O. J. Amys. D.S.C.), very fine and better (3)Sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Riversdale Town GuardApproximately 68 Medals were awarded to the unit in March 1907, of which 33 were returned in May 1909.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (41 Pte. J. C. Parlo. Riversdale T.G.), minor edge nicks, nearly very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Robertson Town GuardApproximately 42 Medals were awarded to the unit in November 1908, of which 15 were returned in May 1909; 12 further Medals were issued to the Resident Magistrate for distribution to recipients in February 1910.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (43 Cpl. A. A. Kock. Robertson T.G.), edge nicks and wear, fine to good fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Rosmead Town GuardApproximately 38 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (50 Pte. J. R. Meaker. Rosmead T.G.), slightly polished and minor edge bruising, otherwise nearly very fineJohn R. Meaker enrolled for the Rosmead Town Guard on 17 January 1901; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Sandflats Town GuardQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut: T. Dyke. Sandflats T.G.), minor scratches to obverse, very fine Thomas Felton Dyke was born at Worcester, Western Cape, South Africa in October 1872, the seventh son - in a family of 12 sons - of Thomas William Felton Dyke and Charlotte Anne Quinn. His mother's parents originated from Athlone, Ireland, and were settlers who arrived around 1820, aboard the sailing vessel East Indian.Appointed Post-Master at Sandflats, Dyke served from 1 September 1893 to 1 July 1899 on a salary of £185 per annum, supplementing his wage wit...

(x) Somerset East Town GuardApproximately 186 Medals were awarded to the unit in November 1905, of which approximately 72 were returned in May 1909.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut: W. B. Magennis. Somerset E. T.G.), officially re-impressed naming, slightly polished and mark to face of monarch, nearly very fineWilliam B. Magennis served in the Somerset East Town Guard from 12 January 1901 until 22 April 1901; an accompanying copied roll entry also states, 'Left Town'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Ter...

(x) Steynsburg Town GuardApproximately 44 Medals were awarded to the unit in July 1905, with a further 24 Medals being awarded in January 1906; approximately 24 were returned in May 1909.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (185 Pte. J. Bond. Steynsburg T.G.), minor edge bruise, very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Steytlerville Town GuardApproximately 100 Medals were awarded to the unit in May 1905, of which 12 were returned in May 1909.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (34 Pte. D. Kleinhaus. Steytlerville T.G.), very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Swellendam Town GuardApproximately 55 Medals were awarded to the unit in September 1906, of which eight were returned. In signing off the unit's medal roll at Cape Town in July 1906, Captain W. S. Hutchison, the C.O., stated:'The dates mentioned in the certificate on the medal roll viz: - 28th Augt. to 4th Septr. 1901 & 13th to 18th Decr. 1901, are those on which the Town Guard were called out for active military duty, to man the forts, when the enemy was in the vicinity of the Town. I hereby certify that the Town Guard were called out for guard duty for a period of 12 months from February...

(x) Tarkastad Town GuardApproximately 136 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (140 Pte. S. Swartz. Tarkastad T.G.), official correction to seventh letter of unit, nearly extremely fineSol Swartz was issued his Medal on 21 February 1907. It was returned and re-issued on 26 July 1910 to Tarkastad, Cape Colony.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Touws River Town GuardApproximately 139 Medals were awarded to the unit in April 1906, of which 54 were returned in May 1909.As a railway junction in the Cape, on the edge of the Karroo Desert, Touws River was not only vulnerable, but also of strategic importance to both armies.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (40 Pte. W. J. Taylor. Touws River T.G.), extremely fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Uitenhage Town GuardApproximately 893 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Capt: & Q.Mr: V. Roberts. Uitenhage T.G.), very fineSold with copied roll entry noting 'previous service not known'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Victoria West Town GuardApproximately 42 Medals were awarded to the unit in March 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (32 Pte. R. Sinclair. Victoria West T.G.), very fineR. Sinclair had his Medal returned to Woolwich on 5 January 1909. It was re-issued on 23 November 1910 and sent to 'R. Sinclair, Telegraphs Post Office, Kimberley, South Africa'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Vryburg Town GuardApproximately 151 Medals were awarded to the unit in September 1905, with a further 40 Medals being awarded on the supplementary roll of the same date.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (55 Pte. R. Gill. Vryburg T.G.), edge nicks and wear, good fineRichard Gill later served as a Driver in the Cape Government Railways; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Warrenton Town GuardApproximately 55 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (96. Pte. J. Fourie. Warrenton T.G.), good fine or betterSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Wellington Town GuardApproximately 106 Medals were awarded to the unit in August 1905.Pair: Captain T. A. Theron, Officer Commanding Wellington Town GuardQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Capt: T. A. Theron. Wellington T.G.); Jubilee 1897, silver, on original wearing pin, the first good very fine, the second with edge nicks and bruising, nearly very fine (2)Thomas Arnoldus Theron was born about 1865, the son of David Cornelis Theron and his wife Maria Johanna Wilhemina Theron. Thomas married Sophia Stefina Hendrika Schoeman, a resident of Hartbeespoort, in 1886 and attested for the...

(x) Willowmore Town GuardApproximately 121 Medals awarded to the unit in September 1905, with a further eight Medals awarded in February 1906. In signing-off the unit's medal roll, Captain Van Der Hoven, the C.O., stated:'The following Town Guard were called out for active duty against the enemy on the 17th Jan. 1901 and disbanded on the 31st May 1902. During that period they successfully held the town against two attacks made my late Commandant Scheepers, viz. 18th Jan. 1901 and 1st June 1901.'The Boer Commandant in question, Gideon Scheepers, was taken before a military court for war crimes...

(x) Windsorton and Wedburg Town GuardApproximately 41 Medals were awarded to the unit in February 1906, with a further 29 Medals being issued from a supplementary roll in May 1908.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Capt: A. C. Harmsworth. Windsorton-Wedburg T.G.), minor edge bruise, very fineA. C. Harmsworth commanded the Windsorton-Wedberg Town Guard and later went on to serve in the Klipdam Town Guard; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Worcester Town GuardApproximately 153 Medals were awarded to the unit.Four: Private J. A. Roos, South African Infantry, late Worcester Town GuardQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (118 Pte. J. A. Roos. Worcester T.G.); 1914-15 Star (Pte. J. A. Roos 7th Infantry.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (Pte. J. A. Roos. 7th Infantry.), very fine and better (4)Joseph Archibald Roos, a resident of 45 Napier Street, Worcester, attested for the Worcester Town Guard in South Africa and later served with the 2nd Battalion, Kimberley Regiment, the Railway Regiment, and the 7th South Afri...

(x) Zeerust Town GuardApproximately 46 Medals were awarded to the unit in February 1904.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. E. Sephton. Zeerust Tn: Gd:), very fineThere are two Pte. E. Sephton's named upon the roll, E. Sephton (Senior), who also served with the Bechuanaland Rifles, and Private E. Sephton (Junior) who, the roll notes, was 'Killed by Boers'; sold with copied roll entries.Interestingly, six men with the surname 'Sephton' served with the Zeerust Town Guard, including Captain T. G. Sephton, who acted as C.O. and served as Intelligence Agent at Zeerust.Subject to 5% tax o...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. M. G. P. Pretorius. Zeerust Tn: Gd:), very fine Sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) THE SCOUTSBorder ScoutsRaised at Upington in May 1900 on the right bank of the Orange River, the Border Scouts came about through the disembodiment of an existing volunteer irregular unit, Orpen's Light Horse, many of whose officers were transferred to the new unit under Major John Birkbeck, late of the 4th Battalion, the Cameronians. Destined to operate in the large magisterial district of Kenhardt, the Scouts, consisting largely of local farmers and professional hunters, were raised as convoy guards and highly mobile columns designed to observe and control Boer incursions.Proud of their...

(x) Canadian ScoutsPair: Corporal A. Scott, Canadian ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (429 Corpl: A. Scott. Canadian Scouts); Coronation 1902, bronze, attractively toned, nearly extremely fine (2)Adam Scott was born in Scotland about 1871 and worked as a bricklayer before attesting at Pretoria for the Volunteer Service Company, later the Volunteer Company, Mounted Infantry, of the Scottish Rifles (The Cameronians) on 11 March 1900. He subsequently transferred and served with Canadian Scouts from 14 May 1901 until 31 May 1902...

(x) Colonial ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Ladysmith (409 Tpr: E. M. Finlayson. Colonial Scouts.), nearly extremely fineEdwin Mitchell Finlayson was born about 1874 and attested for the Colonial Scouts on 9 December 1899; sold with copied roll entry confirming his eligibility for 'Relief of Ladysmith' clasp, as opposed to that for the 'Defence of Ladysmith'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Dennison's ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (69 Tpr: R. J. Webber. Dennison's Scouts.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Driscoll's ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Wepener, Transvaal, Wittebergen, South Africa 1901 (Lieut: A. E. Judd. Driscoll's Scts.), good very fine and a rare casualtyAlex Edwin Judd was severely wounded at Wepener on 8 April 1900, whilst serving with Driscoll's Scouts. He died of his wounds on 24 April 1900.Starting as a small unit serving with the Colonial Division, just 56 men from Driscoll's Scouts were present at the siege of Wepener, under Captain Daniel Patrick Driscoll. Initially kept in reserve, the Scouts were brought forward in support of the Cape Mo...

(x) Elliot Border ScoutsApproximately 76 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (6 Pte. N. W. Kruger. Elliot B.S.), very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry which notes, 'called out for active military duty against the enemy and actually engaged with the enemy'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) French's ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Belfast, South Africa 1901 (Tpr. J. Roux. French's Scts.), minor edge nick, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hannay's ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (15 Tpr. A. W. Fincham. Hannay's Scouts.), nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Imperial Yeomanry ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (6027 Cpl. W. K. De Souza. I.Y. Scouts), very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kitchener's Fighting ScoutsKitchener's Fighting Scouts were formed in December 1900 to fight in the Transvaal. Commanded by the legendary frontiersman, Johan Wilhelm Colenbrander - Rhodes' guide into Rhodesia and one of the few men to have killed a lion with his bare hands - their reputation as ferocious opponents, hard riding and drinking toughs made them feared in the Transvaal. Their clashes and fights with General Christiaan F. Beyers and his Commando were one of the epic features of the Guerilla War. No other Irregular unit had such a fine record for the capture of convoys and prisone...

(x) Lovat's ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen, South Africa 1901 (8895 Pte. J. Taylor. Lovat's Scouts), unofficial rivets between state and date clasps, minor edge nicks, nearly very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Menne's ScoutsFamily group:Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Transvaal (265 Tpr: D. Flynn. Menne's Scouts), very fineThree: Private F. P. Flynn, Canadian Infantry1914-15 Star (26547 Pte. F. P. Flynn, 1-Can. Inf.); British War and Victory Medals (26547 Pte. F. P. Flynn. 1-Can. Inf.), very fine (4)D. Flynn was born in Montreal, Canada on 6 August 1879 and worked as a collar cutter whilst living at Point Boarding House, Durban. Attesting for Menne's Scouts at Durban on 26 June 1901, the roll confirms eligibility for the clasp for 'Transvaal', in addition to noting possible previous ser...

(x) Montmorency's ScoutsMontmorency's Scouts took their name from the legendary 'Omdurman V.C.', Captain Raymond Harvey Lodge Joseph de Montmorency, who was killed during the action at Stormberg on 23 February 1900. A hand-picked - and feared - body of scouts, they caused some unrest within the Regular Army with their 'skull and crossbones' flag. Conan Doyle described their fight at Stormberg:'On February 23rd he (Gatacre) re-occupied Molteno, and on the same day sent out a force to reconnoitre the enemy's position at Stormberg. The incident is memorable as having been the cause of death of Ca...

(x) Namaqualand Border ScoutsThe Corps, about 360 strong, served as part of the Garrison of O'okiep when the town was besieged in April 1902, and were complimented by Lord Kitchener, five of its soldiers being mentioned in his despatch of 23 June 1902.In the words of a British officer who, although not belonging to them, saw much of their work, 'they were an excellent force, which did a great deal of hard patrol work under Colonel White, and had several stiff brushes with the enemy. They were conspicuous for consistently refusing to surrender when surrounded, as patrols were at times. They wou...

(x) Natal GuidesIn the absence of an established Intelligence Department the Natal Corps of Guides was raised to fulfil this function in late 1899 and early 1900. It was organised by Major David Henderson, later to raise and run the Field Intelligence Department.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (Serjt: A. Vimpany. Natal Guides.), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Naylan's Orange River ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Orange Free State (239 Tpr: J. P. Hurley. Naylan's O. R. Scouts.), small mark to cheek of monarch, good very fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Orange River ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (97 Tptr. F. V. W. Reid. O.R. Scouts.), suspension a little slack, nearly very fine and rareF. V. Wallace Reid served as a Trumpeter with the Orange River Scouts; sold with Medal & clasp verification.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Rundle's ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (17 Tpr: M. E. Sharpley. Rundle's Scouts.), light contact marks and wear to naming, good fine and betterM. E. Sharpley was issued his Queen's South Africa Medal on 30 May 1904, the roll noting previous service in the Queenstown Rifle Volunteers and the Tembuland Mounted Rifle Club; sold with Medal & clasp verification.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tucker's ScoutsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Paardeberg, Driefontein (14 Tpr. W. B. Burrow. Tucker's Scouts.), nearly extremely fine and very rareW. B. Burrows was issued his Queen's South Africa Medal on 24 July 1907, one of 13 awarded to Tucker's Scouts; sold with Medal & clasp verification.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) OTHER SOUTH AFRICAN UNITSAshburner's Light HorseEmployed in the Warrenton-Vryburg-Kuruman District during the last 16 months of the war, the corps - about 125 strong - witnessed considerable fighting around this period. It had the ill-fortune to be part of the British column under Lieutenant-General Lord Methuen which was heavily defeated by a Boer Commando led by Jacobus Herculaas de la Ray at the Battle of Tweebosch. Out of 126 of its men in action at Tweebosch, it suffered losses of 11 killed and 11 wounded.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South...

(x) Bechuanaland RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal (454 Pte. J. E. H. Sephton. Bec'land Rif:), officially re-impressed naming, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bethune's Mounted InfantryRaised in Durban in October 1899, by Major E. C. Bethune, 16th Lancers, the corps quickly enjoyed success on patrol work; in his despatch of 30 March 1900, General Buller, in mentioning Major Bethune, said 'He proved himself to be an excellent commander of irregular horse. He has acted with great skill and judgment when in command of a detached force.'In May 1900, Buller commenced his movement to turn the Boer position on the Biggarsberg, utilising five Squadrons of Bethune's Mounted Infantry, supported by a Squadron of Umvoti Mounted Rifles and artillery. Advanci...

(x) Border HorseThe Border Horse - about 200 strong - was raised in Cape Colony in February 1900 and in the forefront of the relief of Wepener. After the relief, the unit continued in the Colonial Division and took part in the advance towards the Brandwater Basin, where Prinsloo and his 4,000 men surrendered. The Regiment was disbanded in June 1901. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Wepener, Transvaal, Wittebergen (Capt: A. H. Warren, Border Horse.), good very fineAlbert Henry Warren was born at Stutterheim, Cape Colony on 7 November 1869 and served as a Trooper in the Pio...

(x) Border Mounted RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Transvaal (49 Corpl: C. Gold. Border M.R.), minor scratches to cheek of monarch, otherwise good very fineSold with Medal & clasp verification.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Brabant's HorseThe Corps was raised - and took to the field - in the Queenstown-Dordrecht District and was placed under the command of Brigadier-General Sir Edward Yewd Brabant, an experienced soldier who had witnessed extensive service in the 9th Xhosa War and the First Matabele War. In early 1900, the Corps maintained a very prominent part in the clearing of north-east Cape Colony and was heavily engaged in the fighting around Dordrecht.In Lord Roberts' telegram of 18 February 1900, he mentioned that Brabant 'had attacked Boer positions on the 16th. He gradually closed in on the laager d...

(x) British South Africa PoliceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Rhodesia, Relief of Mafeking, Transvaal (932 Tpr: J. May. B.S.A. Police.), very fine or betterJ. May was born in 1874 at Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland. He also served as Saddler Corporal with the Pietersburg Light Horse (formerly Bushveld Carbineers of 'Breaker Morant' fame) from 17 December 1901-17 June 1902. Having joinged the British South Africa Police he deserted on 4 June 1905.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for B...

(x) Pair: Sergeant A. Linton, British South Africa PoliceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Rhodesia (27. Serjt: A. Linton. B.S.A. Police.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (27 Serjt: A. Linton. B.S.A. Police.), good very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Bushmanland BorderersKing's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (82 R. Sjt:-Maj: W. Doyle. Bshmnlnd: Bord:), polished, nearly very fineWilliam Doyle attested for the Bushmanland Borderers at Calvinia on 18 January 1902, having witnessed previous service as a Sergeant in Kitchener's Horse. He joined at a time when the previously small corps - about 100 strong - had won a reputation as excellent scouts and plucky fighters and was consequently raised in strength to 600 men under Major A. Soames. Stationed at Tontelbosch Kolk, the Borderers were heavily engaged...

(x) Cape Colony Cyclist Corps'This corps was raised at the end of December 1900, and in the first week of January 1901, when the enemy were penetrating to within easy distance of Cape Town, they were sent to occupy Pickaneer's Kloof. They just managed to arrive in time. Although fiercely attacked on the 28th, and losing 4 killed and 23 wounded, including Captain Rose, they held on to the positions commanding the pass. This was a most promising beginning, and during the next seven months the corps did much excellent work. By the middle of February the corps was 500 strong, their commander being...

(x) Cape Colonial ForcesThe Cape Colonial Forces (C.C.F.) were the official defence organisation of the Cape Colony in South Africa, established after Britain granted the Colony 'representative government' in 1853. Deployed in the 1897 Bechuanaland Campaign in the Northern Cape to apprehend three fugitive Tswana chiefs, the C.C.F. was then heavily engaged during the Boer War following the invasion of the Cape in 1899 and the besieging of Mafeking and Kimberley. Whilst the British Army struggled to relieve the besieged towns, the C.C.F. were deployed on the important tasks of guarding the rail...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1902 (Lieut: W. J. Cartwright. Cape Col: Forces.), very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape Colony Ordnance DepartmentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Armr: F. C. Nicholson. C.C.O.D.), unofficial rivets between state and date clasps, nearly extremely fineFrederick Charlton Nicholson, who was born on 27 February 1873, was appointed Armourer Apprentice to the Ordnance Department on 1 May 1890. Promoted Armourer on 1 May 1895, he was placed on the fixed establishment of the Civil Powers on 1 May 1900, after ten years continuous satisfactory service - approved in the Executive Council's minutes in the Prime Minister's O...

(x) Cape Garrison ArtillleryThree: Corporal T. Kingswell, South African Native Labour Corps, late Cape Garrison ArtillleryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (547 Bombr: T. Kingswell. Cape G.A.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (Cpl. T. Kingwell. S.A.N.L.C.), note variation in surname, the first officially re-impressed, minor edge nicks, nearly very fine (3)Sold with a stereograph image by Underwood and Underwood, annotated in pencil to reverse 'Cape Garrison Artillery making it hot for the Boer across Modder River, c. 1900 (No. 34)', stamped 'South African Library,...

(x) Cape PolicePair: Sergeant G. Maguire, Cape PoliceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Kimberley (34 Sjt. G. Maguire. Cape Police); Mayor of Kimberley's Star 1899-1900, reverse hallmark with date letter 'a', pawnbroker's mark to obverse of first, minor edge nick, nearly very fine and better (2) Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape Government Railway ReservePair: Private J. Gillig, Railway Regiment, late Cape Government Railway ReserveQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (J. Gillig, Jun. C.G.R.); British War Medal 1914-20 (Pte. J. Gillig. Railway Rgt.), good very fine (2)J. Gillig served as a Sub Ganger and is recorded as 'patrolling the line within zone of fire'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape InfantryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. M. Souber. Cape Infty.), claw tightened, nearly very fineM. Souber also served in the Rand Rifles. His Medal was re-issued on 25 February 1909; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape Medical Staff CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (Cpl. D. Murray. C.M.S.C.), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape Mounted RiflemenQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Wepener, Transvaal, Wittebergen (1952 Corpl: W. Fisher. Cape M.R.), light polishing, very fineSold with Medal & clasp verification.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cape Railway SharpshootersThe Cape Railway Sharpshooters were raised by Major R. G. Scott, V.C., and, as the name suggests, were employed guarding the railways and armoured and regular trains.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (1242 Pte. G. A. Spittal. Cape Rly: Shptrs:), good very fineGeorge Albert Spittal took an oath of allegiance to His Majesty King Edward VII at Kimberley on 22 April 1901. He is also recorded as having served in the Cape Police; sold with copied roll entry and oath document.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in a...

(x) Cape Town HighlandersPair: Sergeant B. O. Boyd, Cape Town HighlandersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (943 L. Serjt: B. O. Boyd. Cape Town Highrs:); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (943 Serjt: B. O. Boyd. C.T. Highrs:), good very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Clanwilliam Convoy GuardPair: Sergeant F. W. Hansen, Clanwilliam Convoy Guard, late Western Province Mounted Rifles and Robert's HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal (1127 Tpr: F. W. Hansen. Robert's Horse); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (5 Serjt: F. W. Hansen. Clanwilliam C.G.), minor edge bruise to second, very fine and better, the last rare (2)Frederick William Hansen served in Robert's Horse from 4 December 1899 until 2 January 1901, and in the Western Province Mounted Rifles...

(x) Clarke's Light HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (16 Pte. C. Egling. Clarke's L.H.), nearly extremely fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Colonial Defence ForceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr: H. Fobian. Col: Def: Force), very fineHenrik Fobian was awarded his Medal on 2 June 1910, when it was sent to 'Vanderlongan Street, Paarl, Cape Colony'. The roll also notes that he was attached to the Paarl District Mounted Troop; sold with copied research.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr: J. Lawrence. Col: Def: Force), very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Colonial Light HorseRaised in 1901, under the command of Major A. B. Baker, D.S.O., the Colonial Light Horse - about four squadrons strong - did considerable work in worrying and running down small Commandos. Still engaged with scattered bodies of the enemy when peace was declared, the regiment witnessed sharp fighting 36 miles east of Fraserburg on 3 June 1902, four days after the declaration of peace. The Commandos had apparently not taken the news seriously - if they had heard it at all - and on this occasion Squadron Sergeant-Major Carter and three men were killed and an officer and on...

(x) Commander in Chief's BodyguardThe corps was raised in Cape Town by Lord Roberts as a personal bodyguard on 31 January 1900 and placed under the command of Major D. Tyrie Laing, formerly of the 91st and 93rd Regiments.Initially numbering about 100 men, all of whom were colonials and in the main picked from existing South African 'regular' volunteer units, in November 1900 the unit became a fighting regiment to be called 'The Bodyguard' with a strength of 570. This was soon increased to 1,000 men equipped with two pom-poms and two machine-guns.At Lindley on 3 January 1901, a detachment of Th...

(x) 1st City VolunteersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (1133 Pte. J. W. Hewitt. 1st. City Vols:), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Cullinan's HorseFive: 1st Class Constable A. W. P. Harris, South African Police, late Cullinan's Horse and Commander in Chief's BodyguardQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (48 Cpl. A. W. Harris. Cullinan's H.); 1914-15 Star (Const. A. W. P. Harris G.O.C. Bdy. Gd.); British War and bi-lingual Victory Medals (Pte. A. W. P. Harris. C. in C. Body Gd.); South Africa Police Faithful Service Medal, 1st issue (No 2937 (F) 1/C Constable. A. W. P. Harris.), very fine and the first rare (5)Arthur William Phillip Harris served in the C. in C's B...

(x) Damant's HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (Tpr: F. W. Ford. Damant's Horse), pawnbroker's mark to obverse, minor contact marks, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Diamond Fields ArtilleryPair: Sergeant R. Womack, Diamond Fields ArtilleryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Kimberley (10 Serjt: R. Womack. Diamond F.A.); Mayor of Kimberley's Star 1899-1900, reverse hallmark with date letter 'a', very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Duke of Edinburgh's Own Volunteer RiflesThe Duke of Edinburgh's Own Volunteer Rifles, raised in 1855, were mobilised on 16 October 1899. They did sterling work in Cape Colony snuffing out the Rebellion, sent a detachment to Walvis Bay and had four and a half companies heavily engaged at Faber's Put on 30 May 1900. Four: Sergeant S. Almond, South African Service Corps, late Duke of Edinburgh's Own Volunteer RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901 (1199 Serjt: S. Almond. D. of E. Own V.R.); 1914-15 Star (Pte. E. Almond S.A.S.C.); British War and bi-ling...

(x) Durban Light InfantryThe Durban Light Infantry was originally formed in 1854 and mobilised for the Second Anglo-Boer War in September 1899. The regiment patrolled northern Natal until British reinforcements arrived and, once these were in position, spent much of the Natal Campaign patrolling the lines of communication in armoured trains; a contingent of 16 men was later sent to King Edward's Coronation in 1902.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (Lieut: J. Hood. Durban L.I.), good very fineJames Hood was commissioned into the Durban Light Infantry in 18...

(x) District Mounted PoliceThe District Mounted Police - sometimes known as the 'Special Mine Police' - were given the responsibility of guarding the Johannesburg mines. In the first nine months after the occupation, their patrols and posts were constantly attacked and they accounted for 11 killed, 32 wounded and 37 prisoners.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. S. Whitehead. D.M.P.), reaffixed suspension, edge bruising and wear, fine or betterS. Whitehead is noted on the roll as having 'rendered material assistance in the Tarka District'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition...

(x) Dordrecht District Volunteer GuardQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (199 Pte. H. Koch. Dordrecht D.V.G.), tightened claw, very fine and better, rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Eastern Province HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, South Africa 1901 (22749 Tpr: J. H. W. Driver. Eastn: Prov: Horse), minor edge bruise, otherwise good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) East Griqualand Field ForceRaised in the Mount Currie, Kokstad and Matatiele Districts in early 1901, the East Griqualand Field Force defended the borders of East Griqualand against the raiding of belligerent and rebel Boer parties from the adjacent Barkly East districts of the Cape Colony. Organised into three squadrons under Major T. C. Birbeck, with a strength of approximately 300 men, the force provided its own horses and saddlery. It was involved in a number of minor actions and skirmishes, mostly in the Maclear district, and sustained several casualties.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902...

(x) East Griqualand Mounted VolunteersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (P.Sergt: T. E. Ekron. E.Griqualand M.V.), good very fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. J. H. Vanheerden. E. Griqualand M.V.), minor edge nick, very fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Farmer's GuardQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Orange Free State, South Africa 1902 (312 3rd. Cl: Tpr: G. Vaughan. Farmer's Gd.), nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Field Intelligence DepartmentThe Field Intelligence Department played a crucial role in bringing the conflict to a close. At the beginning of the conflict, the maps and general knowledge of the vast areas to be fought over were sketchy and the creation of an Intelligence Department became of vital necessity. The Guides and Agents infiltrated the countryside and towns and allowed the Head Quarters to keep subversives and rebels in a closer check than would otherwise have been possible. The F.I.D. was created by Major (later, General Sir) David Henderson who summarised their role thus:'In No...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1902 (Agent H. E. A. Blackburn, F.I.D.), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Fingo LeviesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Capt: G. D. Ross. Fingo Levies), good very fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Frontier Mounted RiflesApproximately 131 Medals issued to the unit.'First-rate work has been done by the Frontier Mounted Rifles, a well-trained and excellently equipped body of men, all in the prime of life, and drawn from the eastern border towns of the Cape Colony. They held a position of continual danger, being encamped nearest the enemy. Being born and bred amongst the kopjes which afforded the Boers such easy hiding places, they were acquainted with every nook and corner, and could find their way about them both in daylight and dark. This force, with the Cape Police, helped to keep G...

(x) General Post Office StaffQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (D. Mackintosh. G.P.O. Staff.), very fine and betterDonald Mackintosh joined the Imperial Telegraph Service on 25 June 1876, later transferring to the colonial service as Telegraphist at Fort Beaufort on 10 June 1881. Posted to King William's Town on 1 December 1891, he was appointed Acting Assistant Surveyor, Eastern District, on 1 July 1894, Acting Surveyor on 1 September 1896 and Surveyor and District Engineer, Eastern District on 1 July 1897. Transferred to the Midland District on 1 July 1898, he served at Headquarters i...

(x) Glen Gray Native LevyQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (202 Serjt. A. Mc.Phearson. Glen Grey Nat. Levy), good very fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Gorringe's Flying ColumnGorringe's Flying Column was raised in the Eastern Cape in January 1901 as one of the Colonial Defence Force Regiments and served under Colonel Gorringe until it was disbanded in December 1901. Colonel, later Lieutenant-General Sir George Frederick Gorringe was in November 1900 appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George for services during the Boer War, and would go on to distinguish himself further as Commander of the 3rd Indian Army Corps and Chief of Staff to the Tigris Column, Mesopotamia, 1916.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape C...

(x) Griquatown Defence CorpsFamily group:Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. N. J. Scherman. Griquatown D.C.), very fineFive: N. J. Scherman, South Africa Forces1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Africa Service Medal 1939-45, all officially named '145911 N. J. Scherman', very fine (6)N. J. Scherman served with the Hay District Mounted Troop of the Griqualand Defence Corps. His son, Nicolaas Johannes Schermann, born on 27 September 1910, served in the 1st Mounted Regiment, Piratief, during the Second World War, giving his address as 'Postmasburg, Cape Province'...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. P. J. Van Zyl. Griquatown D.C.), polished and wear to naming, good fine to nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Harrismith Volunteer Light HorseThe Harrismith Volunteer Light Horse, about 150 strong, was raised during the Guerrilla War to protect the Harrismith district of the Orange Free State.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Orange Free State (12 Tpr: W. G. Britton. Harrismith Vol: L.H.), minor edge nicks, nearly very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Herschel Native PoliceThe Herschel Native Police, comprising 200 Basutos with white officers, were raised in 1900 to keep order in the Herschel District near the Basutoland border and in particular to protect the locality against any guerrilla incursions and also to deter cattle rustlers. Nine officers appear on the unit's medal roll.King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Captain J. Rein. Herschel N.P.), good very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry and photograph entitled, 'Staff of Herschel Native Police Officers in Boer War, 1902'.Subject to 5%...

(x) Pair: Private E. R. Gomme, Hershel Native Police, late Frontier Light HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (975 Pte. E. R. Gomme. Frontier L.H.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (1 R.S. Mjr: E. R. Gomme. Herschel N.P.), good very fine and rare (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Humansdorp Colonial Defence ForceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (19 Pte. T. Billson. Humansdorp C.D.F.), nearly very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Imperial Hospital CorpsThe Imperial Hospital Corps was raised in Natal on 2 May 1900 and served until the end of the war.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Natal (Orderly J. H. Harris. Imp: Hosp: Corps.), extremely fineJohn Henry Harris was born about 1873 and enrolled at Durban for the Imperial Hospital Corps on 18 May 1901, for a period of six months. A Canadian national, born in the Parish of St. Catherine's, Montreal, Harris gave his occupation as 'chemist' and his address as the Central Lodging House, West Street, Durban. His enrolment paper is further annotated by hand, 'So hel...

(x) Imperial Light HorseThe Imperial Light Horse (I.L.H.), a regiment composed mainly of Uitlanders, quickly won the approbation of the military establishment, whilst The Times spoke of a 'corps d'elite'. Ten of its officers had been members of the Reform Committee and when recruiting for the I.L.H. started in September 1899, over 2000 men applied:'The methods of selection were drastic and only the very best in every sense - horsemanship, shooting, character, physique - were accepted.'The regiment was commanded by Colonel John James Scott Chisholme, a Regular Officer of the 5th Lancers, who ag...

(x) Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Mafeking, Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith, Transvaal (211 Serjt: J. L. Murphy. Imp: Lt. Horse), very fineJames Lawrence Murphy served with the 1st Imperial Light Horse and was discharged on 12 October 1900; sold with copied research.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Imperial Light InfantryPair: Colour-Sergeant R. T. Jarvis, Imperial Light InfantryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (932 Clr: Serjt: R. T. Jarvis, Impl: Lt. Infy.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Serjt: R. T. Jarvis. I.I.C. Depot.), good very fine (2)R. T. Jarvis later served at the Imperial Irregular Corps depot. He was discharged time expired at Cape Town on 22 April 1903; sold with Medal & clasp verification.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s...

(x) Imperial Military RailwaysThe I.M.R. operated from the Orange River Colony into the Transvaal from mid-1900 to December 1902. After the occupation of Bloemfontein in March 1900, there was a great need for the transport of large quantities of supplies. The I.M.R. was founded under the management of Lieutenant-Colonel P. Girouand, Director of Railways, with staff being recruited from civilians and military personnel.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (Mr. J. Griffiths. Imp: Mil: Rly:), good very fineJ. Griffiths is recorded as serving as a Gua...

(x) Imperial Transport ServiceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Condr: W. Woods. Imp: Trnspt: Ser:), very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Intelligence DepartmentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (Capt. R. Diespicker, Intell: Dept:), unofficial mounting rod between state and date clasps, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Johannesburg Mounted RiflesThe Johannesburg Mounted Rifles were raised on 12 December 1900, commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel "Bimbashi" Stewart, and operated in his Column. They saw much service on the Natal border in 1901 during Louis Botha's invasion, and later in the Transvaal and Orange Free State where 'down to the close of the campaign they did service which proved them a most useful and well-led body'.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (40 Tpr: T. Eastland. Johannesburg M.R.), very fine and betterThomas Eastland...

(x) Kaffrarian RiflesThe Kaffrarian Rifles were a Cape volunteer unit raised in East London in 1883. The Regiment was mobilised in October 1899 with a strength of 26 Officers and 723 other ranks, including a machine-gun detachment, signallers, cyclists and a company of mounted infantry. They were immediately set to hold and defend Molteno, Bushman's Hoek and several bridges on the Cape Eastern System Railway line. Under the command of General Gatacre when he landed at East London in November 1899, Major Pollock wrote that he was impressed by the Kaffrarian Rifles:'The General paid some well-de...

(x) Kei Road Colonial Defence ForceApproximately 59 Medals awarded to Kei Road Colonial Defence Force.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. C. H. Wheeldon. Kei Road Col. D.F.), replacement suspension, edge bruising, good fine or better and rareSold with copied roll entry confirming the recipient's eligibility for the clasp 'Cape Colony'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kimberley Light HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (1028 Tpr: A. Carter. Kimberley Lt. Horse), very fine and betterSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kimberley HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1902 (86 O.R. Serjt. C. S. Malan. Kimberley H.), good very fine Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kimberley Volunteer RegimentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (916 Pte. A. J. Herridge. Kimberley V.R.), polished, minor edge nicks, good fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Kitchener's HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill (Lieut: H. T. Ommany, Kitchener's Horse.), note surname spelling, extremely fineHenry Travers Ommanney was born on 25 December 1849, the son of Major-General Edward Lacon Ommanney, Royal Engineers, who was appointed to the charge of Bahadur Shah II and his family following the aftermath of the Indian Mutiny.Educated at Cheltenham College, Henry joined the Indian Civil Service in 1868 as Acting Under-Secretary in the Revenue Department and saw service at Dharwar, Canara, Nas...

(x) Koffyfontein Defence ForceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (20 Pte. J. Gillard. Koffyfontein D.F.), minor edge bruise, good very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Loch's HorseLoch's Horse was raised in London in March 1900 by Lord Loch, a former Governor of Cape Colony. It occupied a unique place as the only privately raised and funded Regiment of the South African Mounted Irregular Forces, its 220 members presenting a diverse mixture of society. The qualification for joining was the possession of either military or African experience and the Troopers ranged from retired Army Officers to former Foreign Legionnaires.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg (195 Tpr: E. A. Ford. Loch's Horse), extremely fi...

(x) Lydenburg Mounted PoliceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Transvaal (5 Constable T. W. Williams. Lydenburg M.P.), extremely fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Malmesbury Defence CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. E. Warren. Malmesbury D.C.), extremely fine and rareE. Warren was one of 22 men who served under Lt. & Honorary Captain John W. Cooper, Commanding Officer of the Malmesbury Defence Corps. The roll confirms the unit 'administered martial law, Malmesbury Division, for defence purposes but did not engage enemy'; sold with copied roll and private research noting 17 Medals issued to the G.O.C., Cape Colony, 21 October 1905.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pleas...

(x) Malmesbury Police ForceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Chief Const: F. Pritchard. Malmesbury P.F.), minor edge nicks, very fine or better and rareFred Pritchard served as Chief Constable with the Malmesbury Police Force in charge of 13 men, including a Sergeant, six Constables, two Troopers, two Special Officers, a Turnkey and a Gaoler. The roll notes his unit being called for defence duties and administering martial law - 'but did not engage enemy'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pleas...

(x) Maritzani Mounted InrregularsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (10 Tpr. M. Keet. Maritzani M.R.), very fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Maritzburg Ambulance CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Natal (Pte. G. J. Cope. Maritzburg Amb: Corps.), nearly extremely fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Marshall's HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (303 Pte. A. Hayter. Marshall's Horse), nearly extremely fineA. Hayter was killed in action at Israel's Poort on 25 April 1900, when British forces attempted to cut off Boer forces operating to the south-east of Bloemfontein.Aware of the potential trap of being caught in a long valley which progressively narrowed until commanded by a line of strongly Boer-held kopjes, the British and Canadian commanders decided to outflank the Boers with their Mounted Infantry, rather than undertake a deliberate full-s...

(x) Matatiele European ReservesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut: D. B. Menne. Matatiele E.R.), nearly extremely fine and rareDaniel Brink Menne served with the Matatiele European Reserves, the roll noting he 'took part in active operations against enemy in Barkly East District - but not actually engaged enemy'. He also sometime served with the Griquatown Defence Corps; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Matatiele Native ContingentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Lieut: D. Hulley. Matatiele N.C.), nearly extremely fine and rareD. Hulley served with the Matatiele Native Contingent from 7 August 1901 until 15 December 1901, having seen previous service as a Sergeant in the Umzikulu Reserve; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Midland Mounted RiflesThe Midland Mounted Rifles were raised on 1 April 1901 and served until the end of the war. They were given the express purpose of expelling the invaders from the Cape Colony and had several serious clashes with Lotter's Commando. Johannes Cornelius Jacobus 'Hans' Lotter was considered one of the most brutal Boer commanders in the Cape Colony, his men displaying a propensity for indiscipline (Abraham Esau's War: A Black South African War in the Cape, 1899-1902, refers). Tracked to Groenkloof and captured following a dawn attack, the Boer commander was later executed w...

(x) Mount Currie ReservesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (Tpr: W. Simpson. Mt: Currie Res:), nearly extremely fine and rareW. Simpson was 'called for active military duty against the enemy' and was likely issued his Medal at Kokstad in the KwaZulu-Natal Province, behind which Mount Currie rises to 2,204m - from which the Reserves garnered their name; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Military Mounted PoliceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (411 Corpl: G. Hackney. M.M. Police.), very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Murray's HorseMurray's Horse was raised in Natal before the outbreak of hostilities by the Hon. T. K. Murray. With a strength of approximately 150 men, the unit patrolled wide areas of lower Natal and scouted the country in front of the advancing Boer Commandos. It was disbanded in November 1899, following the arrival of British troops.Pair: Lieutenant H. A. Carbutt, Murray's HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Natal (Tpr; A. Carbutt. Murray's Horse); British War Medal 1914-20 (Lieut. H. A. Carbutt.), very fine and better (2)Hugh Arnold Carbutt, who was born on 30 January 1882, s...

(x) Natal CarbineersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek (525 Tpr: J. T. Crowsen. Natal Carbnrs:), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Natal Field ArtilleryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Natal (168 Gnr: A. E. Cunningham. Natal F. Arty:), nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Natal Government RailwaysQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Mr. J. J. Wharton. Natal Govt: Rlys:), pawnbroker's mark to obverse, minor edge nicks, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Natal Mounted InfantryThe Natal Mounted Infantry was raised in February and March 1902 and, according to Hurst:'The activities of the N.M.I. were confined to the district of Newcastle, Natal, patrolling the borders, holding detached posts, and the general work falling to the duties of an occupying regiment until the end of the war on 31 May 1902. The unit was disbanded in June, after a short existence of 4 months during which it did very useful service albeit no fighting.' Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, South Africa 1902 (137 Pte. P. Daly. Natal M.I.), extremely fineSubject to 5%...

(x) Natal Mounted RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Natal (392 Tpr: G. V. Grice. Natal M.R.), nearly extremely fineG. V. Grice served with the Natal Mounted Rifles from 20 March 1900 and died of enteric fever at the Assembly Hall of Pietmaritzburg on 5 May 1900; sold with copied roll which notes his ineligibility for the clasp 'Natal', and eligibility for the clasp 'Relief of Ladysmith', together with copied Roll of Honour, which includes 46 names from the N.M.R. who died during the Anglo-Boer War, including that of Grice.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on...

(x) Natal Naval VolunteersApproximately 126 Medals were awarded to the Natal Naval Volunteers.On 30 April 1885, Natal took the first step towards creating a Naval Auxiliary Force in South Africa by establishing the Natal Naval Volunteers of Durban. The unit served under Commander Tatum's contingent at Ladysmith and was present in the action at Caesar's Camp on 6 January 1900. In 1904 its title changed to the Natal Naval Corps and those still serving were employed in the 'drive' through the rebel-infested Nkandhla Forest during the 1906 Bambata Rebellion.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp,...

(x) Natal PoliceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Natal (1407 2nd. Cl: Serjt: H. J. Asbury. Natal Police.), partial erasure of surname, good very fineH. J. Asbury enlisted in 1894 and was promoted to Lance-Sergeant on 15 April 1897, Sergeant 2nd Class on 14 February 1898 and Sergeant 1st Class on 1 March 1902. In February 1905 he was recalled from Estcourt - because he had proved unsatisfactory as a prosecutor - and was transferred to the Court in Durban. It appears this posting was not a happy one, for in April 1905 Asbury was ordered to be relieved by Acting Chief Commissioner Clarke,...

(x) Natal Royal RiflesThe Natal Royal Rifles were raised in 1861 as the Pietermaritzburg Volunteer Rifle Corps and during the Boer War had a strength of four officers and 146 men. They received their orders to proceed on active service on 26 September 1899 and served in the field in Natal until October 1900. Having then taken part in the battle at Willow Grange, they were placed under General Hildyard's command on 26 November 1899 and took part in a successful reconnaissance towards Chieveley. As Buller's force pushed forward the Regiment was given the task of guarding the lines of communicati...

(x) Natal Hired TransportQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Condr: E. Rogers. Natal Transport), minor edge bruise, nearly extremely fine and rareEltie Rogers served as a Civilian Conductor with the Natal Hired Transport. A native of Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal, he was entitled to the clasps for 'Transvaal', 'Tugela Heights', 'Relief of Ladysmith' and 'Laing's Nek'; sold with copied roll confirming 62 Medals issued to N.H.T.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Natal TransportQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Condr: M. F. W. Harley. Natal Transport), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Native Labour CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (130 Overseer B. W. Bates. N.L.C.), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Natal Volunteer Ambulance CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (Br: A. Downie. Natal Vol: Amb: C.), nearly extremely fineAlex Downie attested for the Natal Volunteer Ambulance Corps at Durban on 9 December 1899, his papers noting, 'webbed fingers both hands'.According to With the Flag to Pretoria by H. W. Wilson:'On the 6th (January 1900) the base hospitals at Pietermaritzburg had been cleared of the wounded; on the 8th the Frere hospitals were likewise emptied, and that evening 700 civilian stretcher bearers or "body-snatchers" as they were ca...

(x) Natal Volunteer Composite Regiment'Upon the final expulsion of the Boer forces from Natal and the general settling down of the northern districts, which had been occupied by the enemy for about nine months in 1899 and 1900, the Natal Volunteer Brigade was demobilised at the request of the Natal Government, which had borne the cost of keeping its forces in the field for a year and was feeling the financial strain. The Commander-in-Chief of the British forces, Lord Roberts, agreed, provided one mounted regiment was left in the field till the end of the war. This unit was formed from voluntee...

(x) Natal Volunteer Hotchkiss DetachmentJust 22 Medals were awarded to the unit.The Natal Volunteer Hotchkiss Detachment fought with determination and gallantry during the Boer attack on Wagon Hill at Ladysmith on 6 January 1900. When the attack commenced at 2.30 a.m., it was first directed on the centre of the southern face of Wagon Hill, from whence it spread east and west:'It fell directly on the squadron of Imperial Light Horse, under Lieutenant G. M. Mathias, and the Volunteer Hotchkiss Detachment under Lieutenant E. N. W. Walker, who clung most gallantly to their positions, and did inval...

(x) Nesbitt's HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901 (Lieut: I. R. Sparks. Nesbitt's Horse), two edge nicks, otherwise very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New England Mounted RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (180 Pte. J. Scharnek. New Eng: M.R.), very fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) O'okiep VolunteersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (161 Pte. J. Crewe. Ookiep Vols.), extremely fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Orange River Colony Province Mounted PoliceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Orange Free State (404 Tpr: H. M. Brett. O.R.C. Prov: M.P.), nearly extremely fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Orpen's HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (Lieut: A. V. Soloman, Orpen's Horse), nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Oudtshoorne Volunteer RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (363 Pte. C. Nyschken. Oudtshoorn V.R.), minor edge nicks, nearly very fine or better and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Press Censor DepartmentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (W. T. P. Hutchinson. P.C.D.), extremely fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Peninsula HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (1295 Pte. P. Coa-ley. Peninsula H.), naming obscured by former brooch-mounting, now plugged, contact marks, otherwise very fine and rareP. Coakley was issued his Medal on 30 March 1911, when it was sent to '2 Morris Court, Orchard Lane, Southampton'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Prince Alfred's Own Cape ArtilleryPrince Alfred's Own Cape Artillery was a small volunteer unit, some 126 strong. Raised in 1857, it was mobilised on 16 October 1899 and stationed at various points in Cape Colony. Right Section was attached to General Brabant's Colonial Division in April 1900 and assisted in the relief of Wepener. The day before the relief they had a stiff engagement with the besieging Boers when they swept them off a hillside with shrapnel while under rifle fire. The senior P.A.O.C.A. officer present wrote:'Our first engagement 24th, lasting six hours. Fired about 160 rou...

(x) Prince Alfred's Guard Mounted InfantryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg (946 Pte. J. Turnbull. Prince Alfred's G.M.I.), officially re-impressed naming, good very fine and betterJ. Turnbull was taken prisoner south-west of Johannesburg in September 1900 and lucky to survive the ensuing incident:'On September 18, Privates C. S. Skivington, Hatcher and Turnbull of Prince Alfred's Guard were captured south-west of Johannesburg by a party of men from Field-Cornet Marais' group of burghers and taken to Modderfontein Laager, an incident with a...

(x) Prince Alfred's Own Volunteer GuardsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg (Lieut: R. Thackwell. Prince Alf: Vol: Gds:), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Prince of Wales Light HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (27142 Tpr: J. Driscoll. P. of. W. Lt. Horse), scratch to cheek of monarch, otherwise nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Post Office CorpsPair: Mr. F. A. Pearce, Post Office CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Kimberley (Mr. F. A. Pearce. Post Office Corps.); Mayor of Kimberley's Star 1899-1900, reverse hallmark with date letter 'b', very fine and better and rare (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Protectorate Regiment Field ForceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Orange Free State, Defence of Mafeking, Transvaal (343 Corpl: A. Day. Protect: Regt. F.F.), nearly extremely fineArthur Day served with 'B' Squadron of the Protectorate Regiment Frontier Force and was present at the Defence of Mafeking. He was likely among those men led by Captain Charles FitzClarence on a daring rescue mission which contributed to the latter's affectionate nickname of the 'The Demon of Mafeking' (Lord Ashcroft's "Hero of the Month", Brigadier-General Charles FitzClarence, refers).The citation for t...

(x) Queenstown Mounted InfantryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (66 Pte. G. F. Kidson. Queenstown M.I.), edge nicks, otherwise very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry confirming further entitlement to the clasp for 'Belmont'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queenstown Rifle VolunteersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (429 Corpl: F. D. Webster. Queenstown R.V.), good very fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Railway Pioneer RegimentThe Railway Pioneer Regiment was raised in December 1899, 'its work being to assist in protecting the railways and repair bridges, culverts, and lines when broken' (Stirling, refers). Most of its members were refugees from Johannesburg and an excellent account of its activities can be found in Major-General Sir Ernest Dunlop Swinton's Over My Shoulder.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (139 Pte. A. Donaldson. 1st. R.P.R.), minor contact marks, good very fine and betterSold with original Board of Tra...

(x) Rand RiflesThe Rand Rifles were formed as a semi-volunteer unit following the occupation of Johannesburg. Returning refugees, mainly those connected with the mines, were organised into what was effectively the Johannesburg Town and Mine Guard.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (6046 Clr: Serjt: A. Purnell. Rand Rifles.), good very fineSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Remount DepotQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901 (10 Sdlr: T. R. Purdon. Remount Depot.), extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Rhodesian Field ForceRaised and funded by the British Government with the intention of attacking the Boers by the 'back doors' from the north and north-west, the R.F.F. largely constituted British, Australian and New Zealand Troops. The force was instrumental in capturing nine Boer artillery-pieces at Potchefstroom and later served as reinforcements to the commands of Plumer and Baden-Powell. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Rhodesia, Orange Free State, Transvaal (Bty: Serjt: Major A. Dabbs. Rhodesian F. Force), nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price i...

(x) Rhodesia RegimentA relief of Mafeking casualty's Queen's South Africa Medal to Trooper D. Robertson, Rhodesia Regiment, who was killed in action at Ramathlabama on 31 March 1900, during 'an extraordinarily cheeky venture, deep into Boer-held territory'Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Rhodesia, Relief of Mafeking (Tpr: D. Robertson. Rhodesia Regt.), nearly extremely fineD. Robertson was one of 500 men who struck out by different routes towards Mafeking under Colonel Plumer, in an attempt to fight their way into the besieged town. Having lived rough since October 1899 and 'not spent...

(x) Rimington's GuidesRimington's Guides were an elite unit, some 150 strong, raised at the outbreak of the war and comprised of experienced colonials who knew the country and shot superbly. Stirling records that, 'As far as numbers go they were not strong, but for quality, officers and men could not be surpassed' (The Colonials in South Africa, refers). This aura of elitism was reinforced by the name commonly used by the other troops in South Africa, Rimington's 'Tigers', owing to the band of leopard skin they wore around their slouch hats.Rimington's 'Tigers' did more fighting in the early w...

(x) Roberts' HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg (4517 Corpl: F. Sargeant, Roberts Horse), minor edge bruise, otherwise good very fine and betterFrancis Johnston Sargeant was born in Ireland about 1875 and witnessed 295 days of service in South Africa, being discharged at his own request at Cape Town on 13 December 1900. Giving his address as 'Bank of Ireland, Cork', his Medal was issued on 23 January 1903; sold with copied roll entry and discharge document.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For m...

(x) South African ConstabularyThe South African Constabulary was set up in October 1900 by Baden-Powell and was envisaged as the Police Force for the newly conquered Transvaal and Orange Free State. In the event, it found itself deployed in the Guerilla War as a mounted force and its use by Kitchener as fighting soldiers was the cause of a bitter struggle with Lord Milner. They became policemen proper after the signing of peace and by that stage had had several Baden-Powell foibles hoisted upon them such as stetson hats and navy-style rank badges. It was a cosmopolitan force and many were recr...

(x) South African Light HorseQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Relief of Ladysmith (Lieut: A. T. Robinson, S.A. Lt. Horse.), minor contact marks, nearly extremely fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South African Mounted Irregular ForcesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (Lieut. E. W. Miller. S.A.M.I.F.), minor edge nicks, otherwise good very fineE. W. Miller initially served in the Southern Rhodesian Volunteers, being transferred for duty with S.A.M.I.F. and attached as Lieutenant to the Bodyguard on 9 November 1900, following a brief spell of duty with the 10th Hussars from May of that year. Promoted Captain on 1 April 1901, he was appointed O.C. 1st Natal Border Scouts on 15 December 1901; his King's South Africa Medal was later issu...

(x) Scottish HorseA rare 'raised dates' Queen's South Africa Medal pair awarded to Private W. F. Hunter, Scottish Horse, who was awarded the Military Medal during the Great War, whilst attached to S.A. Railways Overseas Dominion SectionQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (44910 Tpr. W. F. Hunter. 2nd. Scottish Horse), a 'raised dates' striking; British War Medal 1914-20 (Sjt. W. F. Hunter. S.A.R.O.D.S.), the first renamed with privately engraved details, edge nicks, very fine (2)Provenance:Spink, June 1989.William Fraser Hunter was born at Forfar, Scotland, about 1883 and witnessed six mo...

(x) Scott's Railway GuardsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (916 Tpr: R. G. Harvey. Scott's Rly: Gds:), good very fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Special Police ContingentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (789 Pte. C. E. White. Spl: Police Cont:), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Southern Province Cycle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (1025 Pte. J. D. Preiss. S. Province C.C.), extremely fine and rareJohan Dan Preiss was born on 7 February 1880, the third child of Johan Dan Preiss and Sophia Marais. He died on 10 April 1963; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Southern Rhodesia Volunteer Reserve ForceApproximately 53 Medals awarded to Southern Rhodesia Volunteer Reserve Force.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Rhodesia, Relief of Mafeking (Tpr: W. H. Butcher. S. Rhod: R.F.), good very fine and better, rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Southern Rhodesia VolunteersQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Rhodesia, Relief of Mafeking, Orange Free State, Transvaal (221 R.Serjt:-Maj: R. B. Lough. S.R. Vols:), officially re-impressed naming, light contact marks, otherwise very fineRobb Brooks Lough was presented with his Medal on 7 July 1902; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Standerton Mounted PoliceQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (40 Tpr. J. A. Crean. Standerton M.P.), good very fine and rareSold with copied roll entries confirming further entitlement to the clasps for 'Transvaal' and 'South Africa 1901'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Steinaecker's HorseSteinaecker's Horse was raised in June 1900 by Major F. Von Steinacker, a former Lieutenant in the Prussian Army, who had settled for nearly 20 years in southern and south-western Africa and had gained notoriety a few months previous for blowing up the railway bridge at Maleline, having reached his target by swimming the Komati River 'when the crocodiles were off their feed'. Later winning a fearsome reputation on the Portuguese border, Steinaecker's Horse operated in what is today the Kruger National Park and were responsible for the capture of large numbers of Boer tro...

(x) Swellendam Railway GuardThree: Trooper J. Wilson, Swellendam Railway Guard, late 42nd RegimentEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 3 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884, El-Teb-Tamaai (29. Pte. J. Wilson. 1/R.Hrs.); Khedive's Star 1882, privately inscribed to reverse '29 Pte J W 42nd'; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. J. Wilson. Swellendam R.G.), contact marks and pitting from Star, edge nick to first, good fine, the last very fine and a rare combination of awards (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

(x) Tembu LeviesApproximately 29 Medals were awarded to the unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Capt: E. W. Hall. Tembu Levies.), minor edge nick, otherwise good very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Thorneycroft's Mounted InfantryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal (17780 Pte. G. Gear. Thorneycroft's M.I.), good very fineGeorge Gear was born in 1879, the son of William Gear of Blasent Terrace, Llansamlet, near Swansea, Wales. He attested at Bulawayo for Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry on 3 January 1902, his records noting three years and nine months of service with Bristol City Police, and a further year with the Southern Rhodesia Constabulary; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more...

(x) Tembuland Mounted Rifle CorpsQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (157 Pte. W. Stark. Tembuland M.R.C.), extremely fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Transkei Mounted RiflesPair: Lieutenant E. H. Futter, Transkei Mounted Rifles Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (Lieut. E. H. Futter, Transkei. M.R.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Lieut. E. H. Futter. Transkei M.R.), good very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Uitenhage Volunteer RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill (492. Corpl: H. B. Anderson. Uitenhage V.R.), number and rank officially re-impressed, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Umvoti Mounted RiflesPair: Ex. Chief Leader R. A. Muller, Umsinga Military Reserve, late Umvoti Mounted RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (276 Corpl: A. Muller. Umvoti M.R.); Natal 1906, 1 clasp, 1906 (Ex. Chief Leader. A. Muller, Umsinga Mil: Res:), very fine and better (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Umzimkulu ReserveThe Umzimkulu Reserve, 21 strong, was raised in September 1901 for the defence of Umzimkulu, a small town in Cape Colony on the Natal Border. Disbanded at the end of the War, 19 Medals were issued to members of this unit.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr: A. Tweedie. Umzimkulu Res.), nearly extremely fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Utrecht-Vryheid Mounted PoliceRaised in January 1901, by Lieutenant Roland H. M. C. Miers, the unit numbered approximately 240 men. Miers later failed to return when meeting three Boers who had approached his men under a white flag, indicating their desire to surrender. Suspecting foul-play had taken place, an N.C.O. rode out in search of his C.O., and found him lying dead with his faithful dog beside the body. His murderer, a man named Solomon Van Aan, was afterwards tried, found guilty and shot by firing party at Heidelberg in June 1902.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal...

(x) Vallentin's Heidelburg VolunteersDuring his time as Deputy Commissioner, a role which is examined in detail in Heidelbergers of the Boer War, Brevet Major J. M. Vallentin, one of the most enigmatic and impressive young officers who fought in the conflict, set about clearing Boer Commandos from the district. In order to achieve that aim, he established 'Vallentin's Heidelburg Volunteers', about which Stirling noted:'This corps, which was largely composed of surrendered Boers, was employed on the Standerton line, their duties being chiefly to protect the line and the possessions of the surre...

(x) Warren's Mounted InfantryWarren's Mounted Infantry was raised in October 1900 and Commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel F. J. Warren. The unit operated in the western district of Cape Colony in Colonel Henniker's and Doran's Columns, and was about 180 strong in June 1901. Five: Rifleman D. J. Van Blerk, 1st South African Mounted Rifles, late Warren's Mounted InfantryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (116 Tpr: D. Van Blerk. Warren's M.I.); 1914-15 Star (Rfm. D. J. Van. Blerk. 1st. S.A.M.R.); British War and Bi...

(x) Weils TransportQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Insptr: J. Knott Weils Trnspt.), nearly extremely fine and rareJ. Knott was issued his Medal on 27 September 1905; accompanying medal roll entry, refers.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Western Light HorseFormed at Vryburg in April 1902, from the remnants of Ashburner's Light Horse, Dennison's Scouts and the Vryburg Scouts, the unit was only one squadron strong.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1902 (478 Tpr. T. W. Marchant. Western L.H.), nearly extremely fine and rareThomas William Marchant was issued his Medal on 19 September 1911, when it was sent to '65 George Street, Kimberley, South Africa'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Western Province Mounted RiflesThe Western Province Mounted Rifles (W.P.M.R.) were raised in December 1900 and had a strength of about 500 during the Guerilla War. According to Tylden, one Troop was composed almost entirely of amateur cricketers. The unit was heavily engaged in the extreme south-west of Cape Colony and patrols were frequently attacked and often captured by marauding Boer Commandos. So much so that the W.P.M.R. earned the nickname of 'Will Provide Maritz with Rifles'!Pair: Trooper H. W. Abbott, Western Province Mounted RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Col...

(x) Willowmore Railway ContingentQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. T. Semmons. Willowmore R.C.), nearly extremely fineT. Semmons served with the Willowmore Railway Contingent from 17 June 1901; sold with copied roll entry confirming his entitlement to the clasp for 'Natal', a roll which includes the names of approximately 195 men who served with the W.R.C. during the conflict.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Winterburg Mounted RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr: R. Hutton. Winterburg M.R.), good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Wodehouse YeomanryQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. M. Clark. Wodehouse Yeo.), good very fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Xalanga Border Mounted RiflesQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (43 Pte. A. Sutherland. Xalanga M.R.), good very fine and rareSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) THE RIFLE ASSOCIATIONSCamperdown and District Rifle AssociationThe Camperdown District Rifle Association numbered 26 men, of whom 25 received the Medal on 1 September 1906. A note on the roll written by the President of the Rifle Association reads: 'I certify that the names of no natives are included in this roll, and that the individuals shown hereon were called out for active duty against the enemy.'Camperdown is a small town north-west of Durban and the men of the Rifle Association were called out during the Boer invasion of Natal in 1899.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. J...

(x) Dundee Rifle AssociationApproximately 44 Medals were awarded to the Association, of which one was later returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Talana, Relief of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Transvaal (W. H. Rae. Dundee Rifle Assctn:), replacement suspension, unofficial rivets to clasps and edge cut to reverse, likely in preparation for brooch-mounting, very fine and rareW. H. Rae is noted upon the roll as being entitled to just the single clasp for 'Talana'.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and C...

(x) Highlands Rifle AssociationJust 15 Medals were awarded to the Association in September 1906.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. W. E. Oates. Highlands R.A.), good very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Hawick Rifle AssociationApproximately 30 Medals were awarded to the Association in September 1906, of which six were returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. A. J. Holmes. Howick R.A.), note unit spelling, minor edge nicks, otherwise good very fine and rareA. J. Holmes was 'called up for active military service against the enemy'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Lidgetton Rifle AssociationJust 20 Medals were awarded to the Association in September 1906, of which one was returned. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. E. W. Hodson. Lidgetton R.A.), suspension slack and re-pinned, light edge wear, otherwise very fine and rareE. W. Hodson was 'called out for active military duty against the enemy'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Malton District Rifle AssociationJust 22 Medals were awarded to the Association in September 1906, of which one was returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. E. S. Goodwill. Malton Dist. R.A.), minor scratch to obverse, very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Melmoth Rifle AssociationJust 17 Medals were awarded to the Association in September 1906. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (L. H. Frere. Melmoth R.A.), re-pinned and neatly plugged at 12 o'clock, very fine and rareL. H. Frere was 'called out for active duty against the enemy'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Mtshwati Rifle AssociationJust 10 Medals were awarded to the Association, of which six were returned in February 1914. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. H. Light. Mtshwati R.A.), minor contact marks, very fine and very rareH. Light was 'called out for active duty against the enemy'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New Hanover Rifle AssociationJust 16 Medals were awarded to the Association in September 1906. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. M. M. Smith. New Hanover R.A.), very fine and better, rareM. M. Smith was 'called out for active military duty against the enemy'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Nottingham Road Rifle AssociationApproximately 38 Medals were awarded to the Association in September 1906.Pair: Corporal C. J. King, Natal Carbineers, late Nottingham Road Rifle AssociationQueen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. C. J. King. Nottingham Road R.A.); Natal 1906, 1 clasp, 1906 (Cpl: C. J. R. King, Natal Carbineers.), minor contact marks to second, nearly very fine and better, rareC. J. King was 'called out for active military duty against the enemy'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informa...

(x) Ntsomo Mounted Rifle AssociationApproximately 33 Medals were awarded to the Association in November 1905, of which one was returned.Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Pte. M. Baker. Tsomo M.R.C.), light edge bruise, very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Wartburg Rifle AssociationJust 23 Medals were awarded to the Association in February 1908. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (F. Witthaft. Wartburg R.A.), note surname spelling, good very fine and rareF. Wishaft served at the 'encampment at New Hanover'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Wilge Fontein Rifle AssociationJust 20 Medals were awarded to the Association in September 1906. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Tpr. J. T. Aitchison. Wilge Fontein R.A.), minor edge nicks, good very fine and rareSold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Weston Rifle AssociationJust seven Medals were awarded to the Association. Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (P.C. Brickhill. Weston R.A.), good very fine and extremely rareP. C. Brickhill was 'called for active military duty against the enemy'; sold with copied roll entry.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Military General Service Medal to Private H. Gillett, 13th Foot, wounded alongside his brother in the legendary defence of Lacolle Mills, when a dogged British force - outnumbered at least 8 to 1 - gallantly threw off American attacks in this heated engagement of the War of 1812Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Guadaloupe (H. Gillett, 13th Foot), edge bruising, very fineProvenance:Glendining's, December 1911 and 1969.Confirmed as having been wounded during the action as per The 13th Regiment at Lacolle Mill, compiled for the Regiment by D. C. L. Gosling in 1969.Henry Gillett was...

The Military General Service Medal awarded to Sergeant T. Gillett, 13th Foot, wounded alongside his brother in the legendary defence of Lacolle Mills, when a British force outnumbered 8 to 1 gallantly threw off American attacks in this heated engagement of the War of 1812Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Guadaloupe (T. Gillett, 13th Foot), retaining rod replaced, pawnbroker's mark to obverse field under 'a' of 'Regina', edge bruising, very fineProvenance:Spink, 1888.Glendining's, March 1919.Confirmed as having been wounded during the action as per The 13th Regiment at Lacolle Mill,...

Military General Service 1793-1814, 1 clasp, Martinique (Joseph Cornick, 13th Foot.), note surname spelling, light contact marks and edge knocks, good very fine12 Medals issued with this single clasp to the 13th Foot.Joseph Cormick was born at Durley, Gloucestershire in 1790 and was a labourer upon his enlistment in London in Apri 1805, aged 15. Embarked in February 1808, he was present for the action at Martinique and remained on the island until 1813, when the Regiment sailed for Canada. Cormick served in St. John's and the Isle de Noix before returning home in June 1815, having spent some 7...

Military General Service 1793-1814, 2 clasps, Martinique, Guadaloupe (James Bradley, 13th Foot.), light contact marks and edge knocks, very fineProvenance:Sotheby's, May 1982.Approximately 88 M.G.S.s issued to the 13th Foot.James Bradley was born in 1787 at Batleigh, Moneymore, County Derry and enlisted in the 13th Foot at Coleraine in March 1806. Having served with the Regiment overseas (Medal & 2 clasps) Bradley was promoted Corporal in 1816 and was discharged on account of 'defective vision' at Guernsey in October 1818; sold with copied service record.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium....

West Somerset Yeomanry, Colonel C. K. K. Tynte's Silver Prize Medal, 34mm, silver with clip and split-ring suspension, the reverse engraved 'Private Jas. Churchill Bridgewater Troop Sword Exercise 1841', very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

13th Foot, Medal of Merit, for 20 Years Good Conduct, 44mm, gold, of hollow construction, good very fine and rareOne of three known to exist in gold.The 13th Foot Medal of Merit falls in line with many similar regimental awards authorised for issue by the officers for their men before the institution of the Army L.S. & G.C. in 1830. This particular award appears to have been authorised by Lieutenant-Colonel M. McCreagh around 1825, but most likely was not produced before the end of 1826, when the regiment was permitted the battle honour for 'Ava'.Awards for 7, 10 (none known to exist), 14 and...

13th Foot, Medal of Merit, for 14 Years Good Conduct, 47mm, silver, good very fine and rareIllustrated in Balmer.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

13th Foot, Medal of Merit, for 7 Years Good Conduct, 40mm, silver, good very fine and rareIllustrated in Balmer.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Three: Private B. Humphries, 13th RegimentCrimea 1854-56, 1 clasp, Sebastopol (B. Humphries. 13th Regt.), officially impressed naming; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, no clasp (B, Humphries. 1st. Bn. 13th Lt. Infy.); Turkish Crimea 1855, Sardinian die (3163 * B. Humphries * 1/13th P. A. L. I. *), contemporarily engraved naming, very fine (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

South Africa 1877-79, no clasp (36/1527. Pte. W. Brimmer. 1/13." Foot.), toned, light contact marks, very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

South Africa 1877-79, no clasp (36/1586. Pte. S. Shaughnessy. 1/13" Foot.), note initial, very fineJames Shaughnessy was born in 1860 and enlisted in the 36th Brigade at Newport in September 1878, seeing active service in South Africa with the 1st Battalion, 13th Foot from June - August 1879. Transferred to the East Surrey Regiment he served with the 1st and 2nd Battalions in South Africa and the Mediterranean, before transferring to the Army Reserve in 1886; sold with copied service record.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1878 (36/1457. Pte. J. Bennett. 1/13." Foot.), very fineApproximately 37 '1878' clasps to the 13th Foot.James Bennett was born at on 3 May 1861 at Wellington, Somerset and was a Mason's labourer upon enlistment in August 1877. Initally joining the 2nd Battalion, 13th Foot, he transferred to the 1st Battalion in January 1878 and served with them during the Sekukini campaign during the course of that year. Admitted to hospital on account of 'general debility' at Utretcht, December 1878 - February 1879 and was re-admitted at Balte Spruit Transvaal in July 1879. Benn...

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1878 (489. Pte. N. Marley. 1/13." Foot.), edge nicks, very fineApproximately 37 '1878' clasps to unit.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1878-9 (1362. Pte. J. Wiltshire. 1/13". Foot.), edge knick, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879 (36/1397. Pte. G. Randell. 1/13". Foot), one or two heavy edge knocks, very fineGeorge Randell was born in 1859 at West Coker, Yeovil and had served in the Somerset Militia upon his enlistment in the 2nd Battalion, 13th Foot at Pitminister on June 1877. Having transferred to the 1st Battalion, he served in South Africa from June 1878 (Medal & clasp) before being discharged at Taunton in June 1889. Randell died at Hardinton Mandeville in February 1899; sold with copied service record.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Term...

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879 (1448. Pte. G. White. 1/13". Foot.), one or two heavy edge bruises, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The regimentally unique I.G.S. awarded to Private J. Dunn, 2nd Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry attached Telegraph DepartmentIndia General Service 1954-95, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1894-5 (3372 Pte. J. Dunn Tel: Dept.), good very fineJohn Dunn was born in 1873 at St. John's, Bridgwater and was a baker upon enlistment in the 3rd Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry in August 1891. Transferred to the 2nd Battalion and posted to India, Dunn undertook a telegraphy course in early 1894 (Light Bob Gazette 25 February 1894, refers), being attached to the Telegraph Department for the Waziristan operations...

A Boer War D.C.M. group of six awarded to Sergeant, late Colour-Sergeant S. Hannam, Somerset Light Infantry, who served in the rank of Sergeant-Instructor of Musketry to the 2nd Battalion in South AfricaDistinguished Conduct Medal, E.VII.R. (685 Serjt: S. Hannam. 2nd Somerset: L. I.); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-87 (685 Pte. S. Hannam 2nd. Bn. Som: L. I.); India General Service 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Punjab Frontier 1897-98 (685 Pte. S. Hannam. 1st Bn. Som Lt Infy.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmit...

Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Natal, Orange Free State, Transvaal (670 Pte. R. Brown, Somerset: Lt. Infy.), very fine and the Natal clasp scarce to unitSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (6786 Corl. T. Baker, Somerset: Lt. Inft..), traces of lacquer, edge nick, good very fineServed with the Volunteer Company and died of disease at Kimberley on 20 November 1900.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Five: Sergeant W. Paul, Northumberland FusiliersQueen’s Mediterranean 1899-1902 (4898 Corpl: W. Paul. North'd Fus:); 1914-15 Star (3-4898 Sjt. W. Paul. North'd Fus:); British War and Victory Medals (3-4989 Sjt. W. Paul. North'd Fus.); Special Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (4898 Sjt: W. Paul 3/North'd Fus:), very fine (5)William Paul was born in June 1878 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne and enlisted in the Northumberland Fusiliers in May 1898. Having served with the 5th Battalion in the Mediterranean, he latterly transferred to the 3rd Battalion and was awarded his Special Reserve L.S. & G.C. in the AO7 o...

Nobody who served in the 1914-18 War with the 7th Battalion of the Regiment could possibly remember it without possibly remembering Colonel Troyte-Bullock. From its formation in 1914 until he was severely wounded in 1918 he led and inspired it almost continuously.His unfailing devotion to duty could not but leave a deep impression on all who saw it and those who knew him well realized that his courage and serenity sprang from his strong religious convictions.More by his own example than by precept he demanded of his officers a high standard of behaviour in everything.Night after night in the t...

'In thinking back I am deeply moved when I recall those who, giving all, earned the right to rest in Flanders. There is Edgar Paul, whose friendship was worth untold gold, and, perhaps, the bravest man who ever faced an enemy.'Major P. E. E. Chappell, M.B.E., D.C.M. writes of his comrades in preparation for the 1936 Remembrance Parade in the Bath Chronicle, 5 September 1936.The remarkable and regimentally unique Great War 'Regimental Sergeant-Major's' M.C. and Bar, 'First Day of the Battle of the Somme' D.C.M. group of nine awarded to Captain & Adjutant E. T. Paul, 1st Battalion, Somerset Ligh...

'During the clearing of Preseau, Captain P. G. K. Harris, M.C., was the chief performer in an incident which gave rise to some merriment. He was standing at the top of some cellar steps collecting prisoners, when a German came up from below "kamerading" with such enthusiasm that he collided with Captain Harris and knocked him down. Captain Harris sat down violently on top of a dead German, and in his efforts to rise put his hand on the dead man's face. This was too much for Light Company's Commander; he leapt at the offender and, mindful of his Oxford days, caught him such a left under the jaw...

A notable Great War M.C. group of five awarded to Major D. S. Spark, Somerset Light Infantry, later Military Pioneer Corps, a regimental character who penned a forthright account of the Battle of Cambrai, for the Scrap Book of the 7th BattalionSpark latterly founded Ravenswood Prep School, returned to the fold during the Second World War and was a master scale-model makerMilitary Cross, G.V.R., the reverse contemporarily engraved 'Awarded 2nd Lieut. D. S. Spark. Somerset Light Infantry. June 1st 1916.'; 1914-15 Star (2. Lieut. D. S. Spark. Som. L. I.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. D....

An outstanding Great War D.C.M. and Russian Medal of the Order of St. George group of six awarded to Lance-Corporal P. Gunner, Somerset Light Infantry, who having earned his Russian award and a 'mention' for gallantry at Ypres, was killed in action before he could receive his well-deserved D.C.M.Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (9199 L. Cpl. P. Gunner. 8/Som: L. I.); 1914 Star, with clasp (9199 Pte. P. Gunner. 1/Som: L. I.), gilt; British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf (9199 Pte. P. Gunner. Som. L. I.); Russia, Imperial, Medal of the Order of St. George, 4th Class, officially numbe...

A fine 'Battle of Poelcapelle' D.C.M. group of four awarded to Sergeant W. V. Watkins, Somerset Light Infantry, who would be killed in action aged 47 in August 1918Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (3-7312 L. Cpl. W. V. Watkins. 1/Som: L. I.); 1914-15 Star (3-7312 Pte. W. V. Watkins. Som: L. I.); British War and Victory Medals (3-7312 Sjt. W. V. Watkins. Som. L. I.), nearly extremely fine (4)D.C.M. London Gazette 26 November 1917:'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in working round the rear of a 'pill-box', that was holding up his platoon, he killed three of the garrison of twelv...

A Great War D.C.M. group of seven awarded to Sergeant A. J. Coles, Somerset Light InfantryDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (6412 Sjt: A. J. Cole. 1/Som: L. I.); 1914 Star, with clasp (6412 Pte. A. J. Coles. 1./Som: L. I.); British War and Victory Medals (6412 Sjt. A. J. Coles. Som. L. I.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (5663830 Sjt. A. J. Coles. Som. L. I.), note surname spelling on first, contact marks and pitting, nearly very fine (7)D.C.M. London Gazette 17 April 1918:'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During the operations he set a fine example u...

A fine Great War Palestine operations D.C.M. group of five awarded to Company Sergeant-Major W. C. Windows, Somerset Light Infantry, decorated for his gallantry in taking command of his Company during the attack on El Jib, 23 November 1917Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (240116 C. S. Mjr: W. G. Windows. 1/5 Som: L. I.); British War and Victory Medals (240116 W. O. Cl. 1. W. C. Windows. Som. L. I.); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-19 (1246 C. Sjt. W. C. Windows. Som. L. I.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (1246 Sjt. W. C. Windows. 5/Som: L. I.), gilding upon V.M. lacking to obv...

A Great War M.M. and Bar group of four awarded to Corporal H. P. Cornelius, 6th Battalion, Somerset Light InfantryMilitary Medal, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar (17718 Pte. H. P. Cornelius. 6/Som: L. I.); 1914-15 Star (17718 Pte. H. P. Cornelius. Som: L. I.); British War and Victory Medals (17718 Cpl. H. P. Cornelius. Som. L. I.), good very fine (4)M.M. London Gazette 5 November 1917.Bar to M.M. London Gazette 23 July 1919.Herbert Percy Cornelius, a native of Aberdare, served with the 6th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry in France from 8 September 1915.The Battalion was raised at Taunton in A...

A Great War M.M. group of five awarded to Private J. C. Hooper, 1/5th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry, decorated for his part in the operations around Jerusalem in November 1917Military Medal, G.V.R. (240272 Pte. J. C. Hooper. 1/5 Som: L. I. - T.F.); British War and Victory Medals (240272 Pte. J. C. Hooper. Som. L. I.); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-19 (1621 Pte. J. C. Hooper. Som. L. I.); Defence Medal 1939-45, good very fine (5)M.M. London Gazette 10 April 1918 (Egypt).James C. Hooper, a native of Crewkerne, Somerset served with the 1/5th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry in India and...

A Great War '1916 operations' M.M. group of five awarded to Private F. W. 'Freddy' Bridge, Somerset Light Infantry, likely awarded for his gallant conduct on the SommeMilitary Medal, G.V.R. (9548 Pte. F. W. Bridge. 1/Som: L. I.); 1914 Star, with clasp (9548 Pte. F. W. Bridge. 1/Som: L. I.); British War and Victory Medals (9548 Pte. F. W. Bridge. Som. L. I.); Imperial Service Medal, G.VI.R. (Freddy William Bridge M.M.), light contact wear, very fine and better (5)M.M. London Gazette 11 November 1916.I.S.M. London Gazette 23 January 1953 (Postman, Deal).Frederick 'Freddy' William Bridge served w...

A poignant Great War M.M. group of four awarded to Private H. Eno, 2/4th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry, who was mortally wounded at the Battle of Jerusalem, fighting alongside the 5th Battalion, which included his elder brother, a unit he had originally served in as an under-age Boy BuglerMilitary Medal G.V.R. (201496 Pte. H. Eno. 2/4 Som: L. I. - T. F.); British War and Victory Medals (201496 Pte. H. Eno. Som. L. I.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque (Henry Eno), toned, extremely fine (4)M.M. London Gazette 10 April 1918.Henry Eno, a native of Huish Episcopi, was born in 189...

A Great War M.S.M. group of four awarded to Sergeant W. S. Perry, Somerset Light Infantry1914-15 Star (12013 Pte. W. S. Perry. Som: L. I.); British War and Victory Medals (12013 Sjt. W. S. Perry. Som. L. I.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (12013 Sjt: W. S. Perry. 6/Som: L. I.), good very fine (4)M.S.M. London Gazette 17 June 1918.William S. Perry, a native of Wincanton, served in France with the 6th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry from 21 May 1915. Having been awarded the M.S.M., he was discharged on 6 February 1919.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view...

A scarce Great War R.S.M.'s M.S.M. group of four awarded to Regimental Sergeant-Major W. Fry, 2/5th Battalion, Somerset Light InfantryBritish War Medal 1914-20 (1537 W. O. Cl. 1. W. Fry. Som. L. I.); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-19 (1537 A. Sjt. W. E. Fry. Som. L. I.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (240235 T. S. Mjr. W. Fry. 5/Som: L. I.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st type (240235 R. S. Mjr. W. Fry. 2/5 Som. L. I.), toned, some light edge wear, very fine (4)M.S.M. London Gazette 3 September 1920.William Ernest Fry was born in December 1891 at Wellington, Somerset and...

A fine Great War 'Western Front' D.F.C. group of five awarded to Captain H. Munden, Somerset Light Infantry, attached Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force, later Major, Royal Army Service CorpsDistinguished Flying Cross, G.V.R., the reverse contemporarily engraved 'Capt. H. W. Munden Somerset L. I. att. R.A.F. 8th August 1918'; British War and Victory Medals (Capt. H. Munden. R.A.F.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45, very fine (5)D.F.C. London Gazette 2 November 1918:'On 8th August, when on cavalry contact patrol, this officer flew at 500 ft. altitude for two and a half hours endeavouring to...

Family group:Four: Lance-Corporal, late Bugler E. Paul, Somerset Light Infantry, who was killed in action with the 1st Battalion on the Somme, in July 1915, having already been thrice admitted to hospital during the campaign1914 Star, with clasp (9187 Bglr: E. Paul. 1/Som: L. I.); British War and Victory Medals (9187 Pte. E. Paul. Som. L. I.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque (Edgar Paul), extremely finePair: Pioneer S. Paul, 1st Battalion, Special Brigade, Royal Engineers, killed in action on 27 June 1916British War and Victory Medals (128433 Pnr. S. Paul. R.E.), good very fine (...

Three: Lance-Corporal A. Dane, Somerset Light Infantry, who was killed in action at Le Cateau on 26 August 1914, just five days after having landed in France1914 Star (7983 L. Cpl. A. Dane. 1/Som: L. I.); British War and Victory Medals (7983 Pte. A. Dane. Som. L. I.), nearly extremely fine (3)Albert Dane, a native of East Chinnock, was born in 1890 and landed in France with the 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry on 21 August 1914. The first days of the Great War would be terribly costly for the Battalion, suffering a total of 378 casualties from an original complement of 30 officers and 97...

Three: Warrant Officer Class 2, late Squadron Sergeant-Major G. W. Cox, 1/1st North Somerset Yeomanry1914 Star (165020 Sq: S. Mjr. G. W. Cox. 1/1 N. Som: Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (313 W. O. Cl. 2. G. W. Cox. N. Som. Yeo.), V.M. impressed in unusual but official style, otherwise good very fine (3)George W. Cox served in France from 2 November 1914 with the 1/1st North Somerset Yeomanry. They soon found themselves heavily engaged. Alongside the 3rd Dragoon Guards, they defended their trenches on the Zillebeke-Klein Road against German infantry attacks in November. Sergeant C. Gibbs'...

Four: Private T. Winter, Somerset Light Infantry, who was killed in action at the Battle of Flers-Courcelette on 16 September 19161914-15 Star (10019 Pte. T. Winter. Som: L. I.); British War and Victory Medals (10019 Pte. T. Winter. Som. L. I.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque (Thomas Winter), nearly extremely fine (4)Thomas Winter was born in 1887 and lived at Pouncell Cottage, Huish, Langport, Somerset. Serving in France with the 7th Battalion from 24 July 1915, Winter was killed in action on 16 September 1916 during his unit's 'brilliant' attack at Flers-Courcelette. Having ar...

Four: Private N. Pipe, 2/5th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry, who died on New Year's Eve 1916, having been taken prisoner of war at Kut1914-15 Star (1812 Pte. N. Pipe. Som: L. I.); British War and Victory Medals (1812 Pte. N. Pipe. Som. L. I.); together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque (Norman Pipe), V.M. cleaned, very fine and scarce to Battalion (4)One of 36 casualties of the 2/5th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry during the Great War 1914-19.Norman Pipe served in Mesopotamia with the 2/5th Somerset Light Infantry from 7 August 1915. Having then been attached to the 2nd Battalion, D...

Three: Corporal W. Webber, Somerset Light Infantry, who was killed in action at Poelcapelle on 4 October 1917British War and Victory Medals (19409 A. Cpl. W. Webber. Som. L. I.), together with the recipient's Memorial Plaque (William Webber), nearly extremely fine (3)William Webber was born in 1898 at Burlescombe, Devon and was living at Wellington, Somerset upon his enlistment in the Somerset Light Infantry. He served in France with 'B' Company, 1st Battalion and was killed in action on 4 October 1917, during the attack on Poelcapelle. It was in this attack that 'B' Company were assigned to a...

A rare Third Afghan War M.M. group of three awarded to Lance-Corporal H. J. Pike, Somerset Light Infantry, decorated for his gallantry during the actions of 17 May 1919Military Medal, G.V.R. (9207 Pte. - L. Cpl. - H. J. Pike. 2/Som: L. I.); British War Medal (9207 Pte. H. J. Pike. Som. L. I.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, with M.I.D. oak leaves (9207 L-Cpl H. Pike, 2 Bn. Som. L. I.), this last with officially pre-prepared ground as issued in India, good very fine (3)Provenance:Glendining's, June 1994, Lot 262.One of 3 M.M.'s awarded to unit for Afghanistan.M...

India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (8388 Pte W Taylor, 2 Bn Som L I), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

'No one can fully describe what happened. Small groups stood and fought where they were, forming a thin line with the general direction facing South. German S.P.'s picked off vehicle after vehicle, and we certainly 'bought it'.No one can give an idea of the many small battles that took place. The column became split up and many gallant actions were fought against German armour and infantry - eventually we became masters of the situation and something like order was restored to the battlefield.'4th Battalion The Somerset Light Infantry - Campaign in N.W. Europe, June 1944 - May 1945, refersA po...

Five: Private P. E. Lugg, Somerset Light Infantry1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., Territorial (5673599 Pte P E Lugg Somerset L I), official late issues, nearly extremely fine (5)P. E. Lugg served with 'A' and 'B' Company, 1st Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry during the Second World War and was a member of Major G. W. Stead's Inter-Company cricket shield-winning ('A' Company) Team in 1944 at Peshawar. His E.M. was announced in AO 69 of 1946, with the Medal being issued in December 1948. It was clearly never received, as it was re-claimed by...

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (22574390 Pte. N. Hubble. Som. L. I.), edge nick, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (22794646 Pte. H. Watson. Som. L. I.), good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya (23024547 Pte B Taylor. Som. L. I.), light scratches, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Near East (22953884 Pte. K. Fuller. Som. L. I.), edge bruise, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Cyprus (23345580 Pte. K. Ebdon. Som. L. I.), nearly extremely fineKenneth Ebdon was born on 23 February 1938 and began his National Service on 18 October 1956 at Taunton. He served attached to the 1st Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in Cyprus and was given the following Testimonial upon release to 4/5th Somerset Light Infantry T.A. on 17 October 1958:'Pte Ebdon has been employed as a Driver for most of his service. He works well under supervision is honest and gets on well with others; is interested in cricket.'Sold together with original Certif...

General Service 1918-62, 2 clasps, Malaya, Near East (23071228 Pte. B. D. Fudge. Som. L. I.), clasps affixed with rod, good very fineSold together with a note stating:'Recalled for Suez & served with Para's as Radio Operator. Landed from Landing Craft.'Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, South Arabia (23717990 Pte. W. Fitzsimons. SCLI.), good very fineSomerset & Cornwall Light Infantry, a unit which only existed 1959-68.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (24252842 Pte. B. Young L I.), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service, V.R. (No. 41 Sgt. C. Hall. 2nd V.B. P.A.S.L.I. 1895), toned, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Volunteer Force Long Service, E.VII.R. (3458 Pte. F. Wey. 2/V. B. Somerset L. I.), nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (506 Pte. C. H. Curtis. N. Som. Yeo.), edge bruise, good very fine and scarce to unitSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (28 Cpl. A. R. Deane. Nth'Ld Hrs. Yeo.), very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (H-270031 Sjt. J. Wardle. North'D. Yeo:), officially re-impressed naming, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An interesting group of five to Bandmaster 1st Class P. F. Grace, Royal Marines, who led the band of H.M.S. Effingham with distinction in a memorable performance at Emperor Haile Selassie's Coronation at Addis Ababa on 2 November 19301914-15 Star (R.M.B. 1764. Mus. P. F. Grace.); British War and Victory Medals (R.M.B. 1764 Mus. P. F. Grace.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (R.M.B. 1764 P. F. Grace. Bdmr. 2. R.M.B.); Ethiopia, Empire, Silver Jubilee 1955, 2nd Class Medal in silvered bronze, polished, light contact marks, generally very fine (5)Perry Francis Grace was born at Hastings on 2 June...

The rare Defence of the British Legion at Addis Ababa 1936 Medal awarded to Sepoy R. Singh, 5-14th Punjab RegimentDefence of the British Legation 1936, Addis Ababa, large silver medal, obverse struck with the inscription ‘PRESENTED TO THE BRITISH LEGATION GUARD BY THE BRITISH COMMUNITIES AT ADDIS ABABA TO COMMEMORATE SERVICES RENDERED 2ND TO 6TH MAY 1936’; the reverse struck with an Arabic inscription and additionally engraved with recipient’s details ‘4270 SEP RAM SINGH.’, 53mm, silver, with ring for suspension, good very fine, rare Approximately 156 of these medals were awarded to members of...

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of King Solomon's Seal, 2nd type, with Ethiopian crown, Grand Commander's set of insignia, neck Badge, 77mm including crown suspension x 51mm, bronze-gilt; Star, 90mm, bronze-gilt, the reverse centre and one retaining clip absent, nearly very fine, with full neck riband for wear (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of King Solomon's Seal, 2nd type, with Ethiopian crown, Commander's neck Badge, 81mm including crown suspension x 51mm, bronze-gilt, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of King Solomon's Seal, 2nd type, with Ethiopian crown, Grand Cross Star, 90mm, silver-gilt, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, a full Sash of the Order of King Solomon's Seal, 100mm, watered silk, complete with bow, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of the Queen of Sheba, Grand Cross Star, 75mm, bronze-gilt, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of the Queen of Sheba, Commander's neck Badge, 80mm, bronze-gilt, extremely fine, with full neck ribandSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of the Star of Ethiopia, Grand Cross sash Badge, 103mm including cross suspension, gilt, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of the Star of Ethiopia, Grand Cross Star, 76mm, bronze-gilt, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of Emperor Menelik II, Grand Cross set of Insignia, sash Badge, 75mm, bronze-gilt and enamel; Star, 88mm, bronze-gilt and enamel, the sash Badge with chips to enamel, nearly very fine, with full Sash for wear (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of Emperor Menelik II, Officer's breast Badge, 62mm including crown suspension x 42mm, bronze-gilt and enamel, with rosette upon riband, nearly extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of the Holy Trinity, Grand Cross set of Insignia, sash Badge, 113mm x 82mm, bronze-gilt and enamel; Star, 80mm, bronze-gilt and enamel, hairline cracks to enamel of the breast Star, very fine, with full Sash riband (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Order of the Star of Ethiopia, Knight's breast Badge, by B. A. Sevadjian, Addis Ababa, 77mm including crown suspension x 55mm, bronze-gilt, maker's mark to reverse, very fine, in fitted leather case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Distinguished Military Medal of Haile Selassie I, by Mappin & Webb Ltd., Oxford Street, London, 45mm, bronze, with second award Palm upon riband, good very fine, mounted as worn in Mappin & Webb fitted leather case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Refugee's Medal, by Mappin & Webb Ltd., Oxford Street, London, with five additional award Torches upon riband, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of the Star of Ethiopia, Grand Officer's set of Insignia, by B. A. Sevadjian, Addis Ababa, neck Badge, 108mm including cross suspension x 82mm, bronze-gilt; Star, 82mm, bronze-gilt, maker's mark to reverse, nearly extremely fine, with full neck riband and in fitted leather case of issue (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of the Queen of Sheba, Member's breast Badge, by Arthus Bertrand, Paris, 80mm x 45mm, silver-gilt, very fine, with related boutonnière, in fitted leather case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of Emperor Menelik II, Officer's breast Badge, by Arthus Bertrand, Paris, 63mm x 42mm, bronze-gilt and enamel, nearly extremely fine, with rosette upon riband, in fitted leather case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of the Star of Ethiopia, Officer's breast Badge, by B. A. Sevadjian, Addis Ababa, 78mm including crown suspension x 55mm, bronze-gilt, maker's mark to reverse, very fine, with rosette upon riband, in fitted leather case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of the Holy Trinity, Member's breast Badge, by Mappin & Webb Ltd., Oxford Street, London, 68mm x 50mm, bronze-gilt, with maker's name to reverse, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Order of King Solomon's Seal, 1st type, with Western crown, Knight's breast Badge, by B. A. Sevadjian, Addis Ababa, 62mm x 38mm, bronze-gilt, maker's mark to reverse; 2nd type, with Ethiopian crown, Knight's breast Badge (3), by B. A. Sevadjian, Addis Ababa, 65mm x 40mm, bronze-gilt, maker's mark to reverse, one Badge with rosette upon riband, good very fine (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Eritrean Medal of Haile Selassie I, Gold Grade, 58mm x 41mm, gilded bronze, extremely fine and rare in this state, mounted as worn with prong pin as issued, in official Ethiopian envelope of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Coronation Medal of Haile Selassie I, 1st type (2), silver issue, 48mm, silver; gold issue, 48mm, bronze-gilt, very fine (2)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Patriot's Medal, 47mm, bronze, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Coronation Medal of Haile Selassie I, 2nd type, gold issue, 37mm, gilded bronze, nearly extremely fine, mounted as wornSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Military Merit Medal of the Order of St. George, 55mm x 40mm, bronze, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Star of Victory 1941, Cross for International Engagements, 60mm x 44mm, silvered bronze, light scratches, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Ethiopian Medal for the United Nations Mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (3), bronze, silvered bronze, and bronze-gilt issues, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, United Nations Medal (3), trilobe design, with Amharic inscription on suspension bar, 32mm, silvered metal, good very fine, mounted as worn (3)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A fine Second World War Ethiopian group of fourEthiopia, Empire, Medal for the Coronation of Haile Selassie I, 1st type, gold issue, 42mm, bronze-gilt; Patriot's Medal, 46mm, bronze, with second award Torch upon riband; Refugee's Medal, 38mm, bronze, with four additional award Torches upon riband; Ethiopian Star of Victory 1941, 58mm, silvered bronze, nearly extremely fine, locally mounted in court style, as worn (4)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An impressive - and scarce - Korean War group of five to a distinguished Ethiopian combatantU.N. Korea 1950-53, Amharic inscription; South Korea, Republic, War Service Medal 1950-53; Order of Military Merit, 3rd Class, 36mm, silver-gilt and enamel, officially numbered '3666' to reverse, with Star upon riband; Ethiopia, Empire, Korean War Medal, 67mm x 52mm, silvered bronze; Coronation Medal of Haile Selassie I, 1st type, gold issue, 42mm, bronze-gilt, good very fine, mounted as originally worn in a loose court style, reflecting Ethiopian practice, the order of wear as described (5)Over 3,000 E...

A Second World War group of five, proudly worn by an Ethiopian combatantAfrica Star; U.N. Special Service Medal; Medal of Merit of Menelik I, gold issue, 32mm, silver-gilt; Medal of Merit of Menelik I, gold issue, 32mm, bronze-gilt; Medal of Merit of Menelik I, silver issue, 32mm, silvered bronze, very fine, locally mounted in ordinary style, as worn (5)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

An interesting Second World War Ethiopian group of five1939-45 Star; Medal of Merit of Menelik I; Africa Star; Ethiopian Medal for the United Nations Mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, bronze-gilt issue; U.N. Special Service Medal, good very fine, locally mounted in ordinary style as wornSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Korean War Medal, silvered bronze, unnamed as issued, dated 1943 by the Ethiopian era; U.N. Korea 1950-53, with Amharis inscription, good very fine (2)1943 in the Ethiopian era equates to 1950 A.D.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Ethiopia, U.N. Korea 1950-54, Amharic (Ethiopian) issue, good very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Commemorative Medal for the Opening of the Jibutil-Dire Dao Railway in 1903, 32mm, bronze, extremely fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Medal Commemorating the Opening of the National Bank of Ethiopia on 2 November 1965, by B. A. Sevadjian, Addis Ababa, maker's mark to reverse, 52mm, silver, 55.65 grams, light scratches, good very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Commemorative Plaque presented to Lieutenant-Colonel Taye Tilahun 'in recognition of his dedicated service to the Imperial Ethiopian Air Force from 1948-1968', by Sporrong & Co., the obverse featuring a winged Lion of Judah below an Amharic inscription, maker's mark to reverse, 90mm x 60mm, bronze-gilt, good very fine, viewing recommendedServed as Minister of the Interior and Minister of Defence under Haile Selassie's Government.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, a varied collection of over forty Ethiopian cap badges and campaign tokens, very fine, viewing recommendedSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Ethiopia, Empire, Medal Commemorating the Conference of Heads of African States, Addis Ababa, May 1963, the obverse depicting the Headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, with the English legend: 'CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF AFRICAN STATES ADDIS ABABA MAY 1963'; the reverse showing the Crown with St. George symbol over royal monogram of Haile Selassie, six-pointed star above, wreath surrounding, small 'T' below, 66mm, silver, 98.96 grams, plain edge, edge nicks, otherwise good very fine, in fitted leather box of issueRecommended reading:Gill, D., The Coinage of Ethiopia, E...

Ethiopia, Empire, Medal Commemorating the 6th African Cup of Nations Tournament, Ethiopia, January 1968, the obverse depicting the famous football trophy with the English legend: 'VI AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS, 1968 JANUARY ETHIOPIA'; the reverse bearing the inscription: 'SECOND VI AFRICAN CUP', maker's initials 'B.O.D.' below, 40mm, silver, 26.68 grams, with suspension ring, good very fineThe final of the 1968 African Cup of Nations Football Tournament was held in Addis Ababa, with Emperor Haile Selassie I in attendance. Congo beat Ghana 1-0.Recommended viewing:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTg...

Ethiopia, Empire, Trial pieces, comprising: Medal Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Emperor Haile Selassie I's Coronation, the obverse depicting the portraits of the Emperor and Empress with Amharic inscription around, plain reverse, 51mm, bronze; Medal Commemorating the National Expo of Ethiopia, Asmara 1972 (2), the obverse depicting symbols of Ethiopian industry and achievement, the Lion of Judah above, Amharic legend, plain reverse, 54mm, bronze-gilt and silvered bronze versions; Commemorative Medal bearing, on the obverse, St. George slaying the Dragon, Ethiopian crown above, laurel w...

Ethiopia, Empire, various commemorative medals, comprising: Medal Commemorating the Initiation of Operations of Sinclair Petroleum Company in Ethiopia in the Presence of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I, 1949, 76mm, silvered metal; Medal Commemorating the Opening of the Berhanena Printing Press in Addis Ababa, 1965, 60mm, bronze; Medal Commemorating the Conference of Railway Technicians, Addis Ababa, 1965, 35mm, silvered metal; Medal Commemorating the Centenary of the Battle of Adwa, 1996, 42mm, bronze; Haile Selassie University Chancellor's Medal, 50mm, bronze; Medal Commemorating the 25...

Ethiopia, Empire, a large assortment of bronze Trial pieces for well-known Ethiopian awards, including the Patriot's Medal, the Medal of Merit of Menelik I, the Military Merit Medal of the Order of St. George, and the Coronation Medal of Haile Selassie I, in addition to various Trial coinages, very fine, sold as viewed (46)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) A superb diamond-set Ottoman Order of the Medjidie breast StarTurkey, Ottoman Empire, Order of the Medjidie, breast Star, 99mm, silver, silver-gilt and gold backing, with gold centre and retaining clip, adorned and enhanced with approximately 553 diamonds, old pawnbroker's mark to retaining pin hinge, one or two stones missing and some replaced over time, nonetheless a stunning example, good very fineTotal diamond weight (approximate): 25.5-26.5 carats.Our jeweller comments:'Arms and crescents are set with old and rose cut diamonds, the Star framework has been back holed to allow for full...

A rare Second World War D.S.M. group of five awarded to Acting Temporary Petty Officer (A.) D. Cox, Fleet Air ArmHaving won a "mention" for gallant services as a gunner in Swordfish of No. 854 Squadron on offensive patrols off the French and Dutch coasts in the summer of 1944, he was decorated for like services in the unit's Avengers in the Far East in 1945, operating from the carrier IllustriousDistinguished Service Medal, G.VI.R. (A./Temp. P.O. Air D. Cox, F.A.A. FX. 86647), officially engraved naming; 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star, clasp, France and Germany; Burma Star, clasp, Pacific;...

An interesting Royal Humane Society Medal awarded to Commander S. H. Tennyson, Royal Navy, who bravely attempted to rescue a man foundering in the Solent and later experienced a colourful naval career, being Court Martialled for the loss of H.M.S. Chamois three years laterRoyal Humane Society, small Bronze Medal (Lieut: S. H. Tennyson. H.M.S. "Pactolus". Oct: 31. 1901), claw loose, very fine and betterCase number 31735, R.H.S. report:'On the 31st October, 1901, a man named Anderson was accidentally dragged from a steam cutter by a rope from H.M.S. Pactolus, off Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. There w...

(x) The scarce O.B.E. group of four to Lieutenant-Colonel W. K. Garnier, Royal Marine Light Infantry, Superintendent of Physical Training and the driving force behind the Royal Marines' early involvement in the Royal TournamentThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military Division), Officer's 2nd type breast Badge, British War Medal 1914-20 (Maj. W. K. Garnier. R.M.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45, extremely fine, mounted court-style as worn (4)O.B.E. London Gazette 1 January 1945.Walter Keppel Garnier was born at Cranworth, Norfolk on 6 March 1882, son of the Reverend Thom...

(x) A fine 'Capture of Delhi' C.B. pair to Major-General R. Farquhar, C.B., 1st Belooch Battalion, late 6th Bombay Native Infantry; after storming Delhi with Longfield's 5th Column, he held the all-important powder magazine against determined rebel counter-attacks, enabling Lieutenant Thackerey to extinguish a fire inside the building. Thackerey's coolness earned him the Victoria CrossThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion's breast Badge, gold (18-carat) and enamel, hallmarks for Robert Garrard, London 1860, fitted with a narrow gold swivel-ring suspension and gold ri...

The outstanding Indian Mutiny C.B. group of four awarded to Lieutenant-General E. Wray, Royal Artillery, late Bombay Artillery; as Field Commissary at the Siege of Kotah in March 1858, Wray led the British bombardment, his 'hard work and energy' underpinning the successful British assaultWray later became Inspector General of Ordnance and Magazines, Bombay Presidency, serving as an adviser to the Secretary of State for India. A fine memorial commemorates him at the Garrison Church, WoolwichThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion's breast Badge, gold (22 carat) and enam...

An extremely rare Ashantee 1873-74 operations C.M.G. pair awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel W. A. T. Helden, Leinster Regiment, late 22nd Regiment and 3rd West India Regiment, who as C.O. of a detachment of Houssas was severely wounded with Commodore Commerell’s River Prah force in August 1873The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, C.M.G., Companion’s breast badge, gold and enamel, with swivel ring and straight bar suspension, complete with gold ribbon buckle; Ashantee 1873-74, no clasp (Capt. W. A. T. Helden, 100th Regt., 73-74) the first slightly chipped in places and the sec...

'Though many of the wounded had injuries of the severest forms we had no deaths from haemorrhage, a fact which exhibits, in the strongest light the skill and attention of the Medical Officers, working under the most trying circumstances.'McDowell's verdict on his Medical Staff during the Egyptian campaign.An important C.B. group of five awarded to Deputy Surgeon-General E. G. McDowell, Principal Medical Officer of Major-General Graham's Eastern Sudan Expeditionary Force at the Battle of El Teb in 1884; after the subsequent relief of Tokar, McDowell was decorated and twice 'mentioned' for the e...

A rare gold 'Burma 1887' D.S.O. group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel F. W. Wright, Indian Medical Service, who served variously in no less than four campaignsDistinguished Service Order, V.R., gold and enamel, top riband bar adapted for mounting; Afghanistan 1878-80, 1 clasp, Kandahar (Surgn F. W. Wright. M.B. 45th Ben: N.I.); Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880 (Surgeon F. W. Wright 3rd Sikh Infantry); India General Service 1854-95, 2 clasps, Burma 1885-7, Burma 1887-89 (Surgn Major F. W. Wright 33rd Bl. Infy); China 1900, no clasp (Lt Coll F. W. Wright M.B., D.S.O., I.M.S.); India General Serv...

A very rare 'Sikkim 1888' gold D.S.O. group of four awarded to Surgeon-Colonel R. H. Carew, Royal Army Medical Corps, a well-travelled medic present at the capture of Magdala with the 45th Regiment, who was decorated as the Senior Medical Officer during the Sikkim operations and latterly earned a 'mention' on the North West Frontier of IndiaDistinguished Service Order, V.R., gold and enamel; Abyssinia 1867-68 (Asst. Surn. R. H. Carew. H.M. 45th Regt); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Sikkim 1888 (Surjn. Major R. H. Carew Medl. Staff); India General Service 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Punjab Fro...

'Lt. Col. Hayes was a born solider and was devoted to the Army and to his profession. He was an able Surgeon, as already mentioned, an accomplished musician and an Oriental scholar. He had a fine physique and a handsome presence and there were few men more full of wit, gaiety and vivicity. His courage on the field of battle met with public acknowledgment, but it was not greater than the fortitude with which he concealed from those around him the nature of his last illness.'The Lancet, 9 June 1900, refers.A very rare 'Toski 1889' D.S.O. group of five awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel A. E. Hayes, A...

A rare 'Gambia 1894' D.S.O. and K. St J. group of seven awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel A. H. Morgan, Army Medical Department, the Principal - and sole - Medical Officer in the operations against the Sofas, 1893-94, who was thrice 'mentioned' in a career which included being appointed Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel in the 17th Battalion, Rifle BrigadeDistinguished Service Order, V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, top riband bar adapted for mounting; The Order of St. John, Knight of Justice set of insignia, comprising neck Badge, silver and enamel, suspension stamped 'JBC', breast Star, silver and enamel...

A Great War 'Gallipoli' C.M.G. and very rare 'Rhodesia 1896' D.S.O. group of seven awarded to Colonel C. H. Hale, Royal Army Medical Corps, thrice mentioned in the course of his distinguished careerThe Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, C.M.G., Companion's neck Badge, silver-gilt and enamel; Distinguished Service Order, V.R., silver-gilt and enamel, obverse centre depressed, reverse centre chipped; British South Africa Company's Medal 1880-1897, reverse Rhodesia 1896, no clasp (Surgn. Captn. C. H. Hale. Med. Staff.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, O...

(x) The fine C.B. and India service group of three awarded to Colonel A. McCrae Bruce, 4th Punjab Infantry, late 1st Gurkhas, who was twice mentioned in despatches for services on the North-West FrontierMcCrae Bruce's son was gazetted for a posthumous Victoria Cross in 1919, but the Colonel was too ill to attend an investiture at Buckingham Palace and instead it was presented to the recipient's mother at a special ceremony held in JerseyThe Most Honourable Order of The Bath, C.B. (Military) Companion's breast Badge, silver-gilt and enamel, fitted with a narrow swivel-ring suspension and riband...

'Charles Blackburne came into my life and went out of it in the short space of two years, but remained from first to last the same.Hand in hand with his beloved children, he held fast to the high and noble faith which assures them of his eternal watch over the beloved ones he leaves behind.'Field Marshal J. D. P. French, 1st Earl of Ypres, writing of the loss of his friend.An outstanding and deeply poignant Boer War D.S.O. group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel C. H. Blackburne, 5th Dragoon Guards, late West Kent Imperial Yeomanry, who served with distinction during the Boer War and witnes...

An Indian Army M.S.M. awarded to Kot Daffadar C. Singh, 16th Bengal LancersIndian Army Meritorious Service Medal, E.VII.R. (49 Kot. Dafdr. Chattar Singh, 16th Bl. Lcrs.), nearly very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Sold by Order of a Direct Descendant'The world is in difficulty and this is the call to us to do all we can to help. You dear children have your part to play and it may be a big part. The way for you as for all of us, is to live just as Jesus lived, to follow him in His loving, unselfish, generous life of service to all, to bear witness to Him and His way, in everything we do. So shall we best help the world out of its difficulties by helping to bring God's Kingdom to come… from your loving friend.''Daddy' Graham's last telegram to his school pupils, dated 14 May 1942.The superb C.I.E., Kaisar...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantThe Kaisar-i-Hind awarded to Katherine Graham, wife of John Anderson Graham, a remarkable campaigner for women's education in the Kalimpong districtKaisar-i-Hind, G.V.R., 1st Class, gold, (57.8 grams), unnamed, fitted with a gold brooch bar, extremely fineFor the recipient's biography, and the awards bestowed upon her husband, see previous Lot.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

'Early on the 25th Villers-Bretonneux was again in our hands. In this vital success the 7th Battalion played a notable part. The Battalion was largely composed of nineteen-year-old boys who had been rushed out from England to replace losses, and splendidly they behaved in conditions which would have tried the most experienced.By the time the Battalion had made some progress towards Cachy, all the Company Commanders had fallen. Only two Officers were left, 2nd Lieutenants E. J. Scott and W. Tysoe, and Scott was wounded and taken prisoner early on the 25th when the Battalion was almost surrounde...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantA Great War D.S.O. group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel C. G. Risley, 18th (King George's Own) Lancers, later Royal Artillery, who was also mentioned in despatches for his work on the Western FrontDistinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel; 1914-15 Star (Capt. C. G. Risley, 18/Lncrs.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaf (Lt. Col. C. G. Risley.); Belgium, Order of Leopold, Military Division, Knight's breast Badge, aplati crown with rosette and gold palm upon riband; Croix de Guerre 1914-18, mounted court-style as worn...

'Captain Robert K. Drummond, whose death is widely mourned both in Edinburgh and Glasgow, was a fine example of the chivalry and daring which have characterised the representatives of the Manse in this great struggle for righteousness and truth. One does not always associate the sweeter influences of Manse life with militancy of any kind, yet it is a fact that the Manse has played as noble a part in all that concerns the war as any class in Scotland. And the sad thing is that many with radiant visions of a fuller life have made the great sacrifice. Captain Drummond is one.'Drummond's obituary...

'It had been very cold all day and it took us several minutes to thaw out. But at 2p.m. our flotilla was under way for Scapa Flow. Heading away from Norway after a successful operation with the ship throbbing its heart out at twenty-four knots is a great feeling, especially with a couple of gins and a good lunch inside you.I knew that the raid could hardly have been more successful. We had destroyed eighteen factories; had sunk twenty thousand tons of shipping in harbour; had sent nearly a million gallons of oil and petrol up in smoke. Throughout the Lofotens we had taken prisoner 216 Germans...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantA very fine 'Gallipoli 1915' M.C. group of seven awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel A. G. L. Pepys, Essex Regiment, late Northamptonshire Regiment and Mashonaland Relief Force, a confirmed Jameson RaiderSome twenty years later he landed as a Company Commander at 'W' Beach, Cape Helles, on 25 April 1915, in the footsteps of the 1st Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, who had just won the 'six V.C.s before breakfast'; he was severely wounded in action and subsequently evacuated homeMilitary Cross, G.V.R. (Captain A. G. L. Pepys, 1/Essex Regt. 25th. to 28th. April. 1st...

A Great War M.C. group of six awarded to Major R. A. Beckett, 2nd County of London Yeomanry (Westminster Dragoons)Military Cross, G.V.R.; British War Medal 1914-20, erased naming; Victory Medal 1914-19, with M.I.D. oak leaf (Capt. R. A. Beckett); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-19 (Capt. R. A. Beckett 2-Co. of Lond. Y.); Defence Medal 1939-45; Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (106 Sjt: R. A. Beckett. 2/C. of Lond: Yeo.), this last mounted upon pin as worn, first with replacement suspension bar, very fine (6)M.C. London Gazette 4 June 1917.Ralph Arthur Beckett was born on 29 July 188...

A poignant Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Captain B. B. White, Durham Light Infantry, late London Regiment, who was severely wounded by shellfire in the aftermath of the Third Battle of Ypres, having his right leg amputated at the thighMilitary Cross, G.V.R., unnamed in case of issue; 1914-15 Star (730 Pte. B. B. White. 5-Lond. R.); British War and Victory Medal with M.I.D. oakleaf (Capt. B. B. White.), nearly extremely fine (4)M.C. London Gazette 1 January 1918.Bernard Burke White was born on 28 August 1887, the son of Alfred M. White of 99 East Sheen Avenue, East Sheen, S.W. London....

(x) A Great War M.C. group of four to Staff Captain E. J. Whitson, Highland Light Infantry, who served alongside his brother on the Western Front, being injured when thrown from his horse on a mounted reconnaissanceMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star (Lieut. E. J. Whitson. High. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals with copy M.I.D. oakleaf (Capt. E. J. Whitson.), the first unnamed as issued, small correction of surname to last, very fine (4)M.C. London Gazette 1 January 1918.Ernest James Whitson was born around 1885 at Bearsden, Dunbartonshire, the second son of Alexander Whitson, an Iron an...

(x) A Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Lieutenant T. Ballantyne, King's Own Scottish Borderers, attached Royal Engineers, late Cameron Highlanders, who was wounded on the first day of the Battle of LoosMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star (S-15535. Pte. T. Ballantyne. Cam'n Highrs.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. T. Ballantyne.), staining to reverse of Star and obverse of Victory Medal, nearly very fine (4)M.C. London Gazette 1 January 1919.Thomas Ballantyne was born on 15 July 1894 at Maxwelltown, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, the son of Albert Hyndrick Ballantyne, a journeyma...

(x) A Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Lieutenant R. F. Roland, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, late Royal Army Medical Corps, who served throughout the war on the Western Front and was decorated for assisting a brother officer in repelling an enemy counter-attackMilitary Cross, G.V.R., contemporarily named to the reverse 'Lieut. R. F. Roland'; 1914 Star with clasp (18239 S.Sjt. R. F. Roland. R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals with M.I.D. oak leaf (2. Lieut. R. F. Roland.), mounted as worn, minor contact marks, very fine (4)M.C. London Gazette 4 October 1919:'On the 20th October, 1...

(x) A Great War D.C.M. group of five awarded to Warrant Officer 2nd Class S. H. Mayers, Northumberland Fusiliers, later Machine Gun Corps, who was 'indefatigable' in establishing forward ammunition dumps during the advance towards the Hindenburg Line in early 1918Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (12510 C.S.Mjr: S. Mayers. 61/Coy. M.G.C.); 1914-15 Star (9644 L.Cpl. S. Mayers. North'd Fus.); British War and Victory Medals (9644 W.O. Cl. 2. S. H. Mayers. North'd Fus.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (7807525 W.O. Cl. II. S. H. Mayers. North'd Fus.), minor pitting from Star, otherwise good very fine...

(x) A fine Great War M.S.M. group of four awarded to Colour-Sergeant A. Armstrong, London Regiment, late Queensland Defence Force and King's Royal Rifle Corps, who died in 1940 from complications associated with a double hernia caused by 'the strain entailed in giving loud words of command for long periods'India General Service 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (5543 Corpl. A. Armstrong 1st. Bn. K. R. Rifle Corps); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Talana, Defence of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901 (5543 Serjt: A. Armstrong. K.R.R.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., E....

(x) A Great War M.S.M. group of three awarded to Staff Sergeant-Major A. Robertson, Royal Army Service Corps, late Transport DepartmentIndia General Service 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (701 Sergt. A. Robertson. Comst. Transpt. Dept.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (Staff Sergt. A. Robertson. C. J. Dept.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (T1-SR 841 S.S.Mjr. A. Robertson R.A.S.C.), good very fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A fascinating M.B.E. group of four to Lance-Corporal W. Wells, Kent Cyclist Battalion, who served during the Third Afghan War and took emotive photographs of the campaignThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.), Civil Division, Member's 2nd type breast Badge, silver; British War and Victory Medals (1932 Pte. W. C. Wells. Kent Cyc. Bn.); Defence Medal 1939-45, very fine, the second and third mounted as worn, with related miniature awards, very fine (8)M.B.E. London Gazette 9 June 1938.Walter Wells lived at 'Ashlea', Shoreham Road, Otford, Sevenoaks. The 1/1st Kent Cyclist Battali...

'He is a perfect example of the British spirit to win through regardless of the odds.'Harry Kline as described by Lieutenant-General Keightley, commander of V Corps in ItalyThe outstanding Suez 1957 M.B.E., Second World War immediate Italy operations M.C. group of nine awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel H. Kline, Royal Engineers, decorated for clearing an obstruction on the River Po under heavy machine-gun fire during the Allied advance in April 1945The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member's 2nd type breast Badge, silver; Military Cross, G.VI.R, the reverse engraved...

A fine Second War O.B.E. group of twelve awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel G. Q. Archard, Commandant of the Legion of Frontiersmen, Rhodesia - the final holder of that Office - and late Devonshire RegimentThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Civil) Officer's 2nd type Badge; 1914-15 Star (Capt. C. Q. Archard. Devon Reg.), unofficially impressed with initial 'C'; British War and Victory Medals (Capt. G. Q. Archard); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1919-21 (Capt. C. Q. Archard. Devon Reg.), unofficially impressed with initial 'C'; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Burma...

The exceptional Second World War 'North-West Europe' operations immediate M.C., immediate D.C.M. group of six awarded to Captain G. E. A. Townsend, Devonshire Regiment, late Middlesex Regiment, who was originally decorated for his gallantry in the 11th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry at Rauray in late June 1944, when without hesitation, he assumed command of his Platoon when his commander and all N.C.O.s had become casualtiesDestined for higher command, he was commissioned before adding the M.C. to his accolades for subsequent acts of bravery with the 2nd Devons in the Nijmegen sector in Janu...

Sold by Order of a Direct Descendant'All these tasks so ably carried out involved great physical strain and considerable personal danger to Captain Lindsell, who repeatedly flew over known enemy positions to observe fire from our own artillery. The Commander of 2 Canadian AGRA, under whose orders he was operating, has paid tribute to his keenness, skill, and dogged perseverance on this occasion whereby the activities of enemy artillery was subdued to such an extent that our men were able to advance without hindrance from hostile shelling.This officer who, in the period July 1944 to March 1945,...

A rare Second World War First Arakan Campaign D.C.M. group of five awarded to Acting Sergeant J. O'Neill, Seaforth HighlandersDistinguished Conduct Medal, G.VI.R. (2824426 A. Sjt. J. O'Neill, Seaforth), on its original investiture pin; 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, the first with minor edge bruise, otherwise very fine and better (5)D.C.M. London Gazette 30 September 1943. The original recommendation states:'When in command of two sections that suddenly encountered a company of Japs at Nampamaung (S.F. 2628) on 20 April 1943, he coolly and skilfully conducted the wit...

The outstanding and unique Second World War 'North-West Europe 1944' immediate M.M. and Bar group of five awarded to Squadron Sergeant-Major J. T. 'Paddy' Caulfield, 24th Lancers and 1st Royal Tank Regiment, a 'wild Irishman' and ex-waiter at Lyons Corner House, who refused to depart the scene of battle on being seriously woundedMilitary Medal, G.VI.R., with Second Award Bar (7927891 Sjt. J, T. Caulfield. 24-L.); 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, nearly extremely fine (5)M.M. London Gazette 19 October 1944. The original recommendation states:'On 26th June 1...

An extremely rare S.O.E. 'Force 133' clandestine operations M.M. group of five awarded to Lance-Sergeant, later Captain G. A. E. Hanson, Royal Signals, the only S.O.E. operative to work on the Island of Naxos for a period of 8 months, where the 650-strong German garrison carried out a relentless round of searches: attired in civilian clothes, and working in a theatre of war where enemy reprisals were swift, brutal and commonplace, the thought of capture was not a topic to dwell uponHanson was subsequently commissioned and appears to have operated 'in the shadows' of the Security Services for t...

'In August 1943 he was awarded the George Medal. No award was more well or truly deserved. Though small in stature, he possessed the heart of a lion and no one who came in contact with him could help being affected by his cheerful personality.’A comrade on Captain T. 'Tommy' Blackshaw, G.M., R.E.A fine Second World War 'bomb disposal' George Medal group of three awarded to Captain T. 'Tommy' Blackshaw, Royal Engineers, who was decorated for his coolness and courage in making safe nearly 100 ‘butterfly bombs’ after an enemy raid on Essex in March 1943 - all of which were fitted with anti-handli...

(x) A scarce Second World War B.E.M. group of four awarded to Pipe-Major C. N. Law, Black WatchBritish Empire Medal, (Military) G.VI.R., 1st issue (2744938 Pipe Major C. N. Law); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, Regular Army (274498 Pte. C. N. Law, Black Watch), good very fine (4) Provenance:Major Samson Collection, Glendinings, June 1991.B.E.M. London Gazette 1 January 1944.Charles Nicol Law was born on 9 March 1900 at 30 East North Street, Aberdeen, Scotland. Having enlisted in the Black Watch aged 15 on 27 January 1916 as a Boy (Piper), he saw home servi...

A fine 'D-Day' B.E.M. group of six awarded to Flight Sergeant C. A. Palmer, Royal Air ForceBritish Empire Medal, (Military) G.VI.R., 1st issue (524511. F/Sgt. Cyril A. Palmer. R.A.F.), officially engraved naming upon a pre-prepared ground; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, good very fine (6)B.E.M. London Gazette 1 January 1945:'This airman's energy and efficiency were an inspiration to all ranks and resulted in maintaining a very high standard of aircraft serviceability during the Squadron's intensive training period and during operations on th...

A scarce Second War B.E.M. group of three awarded to Corporal Clerk Miss Eva M. Sewart, Voluntary Aid DetachmentBritish Empire Medal, (Military) G.VI.R., 1st issue (No. W/564050 Cpl. Clk. Eva M. Sewart. V.A.D.), mounted as worn on lady’s bow riband; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; together with the recipient’s two British Red Cross Society Proficiency Crosses, gilt and enamel, the first with ‘Proficiency in Red Cross Nursing’ integral top riband bar (20580 E. Sewart); the second with ‘Proficiency in Red Cross First-Aid’ integral top riband bar (28670 E. Sewart); a British Red Cross Society Cou...

A fine B.E.M. pair awarded to Auxiliary Station Officer H. L. Watts, London County Council, Auxiliary Ambulance Service, who operated from Station No. 180, BatterseaBritish Empire Medal, (Civil) G.VI.R. (Hilda Lillian, Mrs Watts.); Defence Medal 1939-45, extremely fine and scarce (2)11 B.E.M.s awarded to the London Auxiliary Ambulance Service during the Second World War.B.E.M. London Gazette 11 June 1942.Hilda Lillian Watts, a native of London, was born in 1902, the daughter of a book polish manufacturer and herself a driver mechanic by trade. Having married on Christmas Eve 1920, she was divo...

(x) A 1956 B.E.M. group of seven awarded to Private G. T. Cargill, Head Chancery Guard and Chief Security Officer to the British Embassy in Paris, who served in the late Tank Corps during the Great WarBritish Empire Medal, (Civil) E.II.R. (George Tait Cargill), officially impressed naming upon a pre-prepared ground; British War and Victory Medals (92526 Pte. G. T. Cargill. Tank Corps.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Coronation 1953; France, Honour Medal of Foreign Affairs, type 1, Gold issue, silver-gilt, very fine (7)B.E.M. London Gazette 31 May 1956:'Mr. Cargill is at present Head Chancery...

The very rare 'double M.S.M.' group of ten awarded to Captain S. R. G. 'Stan' Carey, Royal Signals, later Section Leader, British South Africa Police ReserveZimbabwe Independence Medal 1980, officially numbered '53717'; Rhodesia, Meritorious Service Medal, Military (10102E Sec Ldr S. R. G. Carey); Rhodesia, Meritorious Service Medal, Civil (Mr S. R. G. Carey); 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 8th Army; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Rhodesia, General Service Medal (10102E F/R S. R. G. Carey); Rhodesia, Police Reserve L.S. & G.C. (10102E Sec/Ldr Carey S. R. G.), mount...

A remarkable Great War pilot's M.C. and escaper's Second Award Bar group of six awarded to Squadron Leader E. W. Leggatt, Royal Australian Air Force, late Wiltshire Regiment, Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air ForceHaving cut his teeth as an Observer in No. 6 Squadron in the summer of 1915, he qualified as a pilot and returned to the fray in No. 10 Squadron in early 1916, winning an immediate M.C. before being downed and taken prisonerLeggatt was subsequently among those who participated in the sensational 'first Great Escape', emerging from the tunnel at Holzminden Camp in the summer of 1918 an...

'Thus after a career of daring venture against the enemy and countless narrow escapes which caused Richard to be called ‘the man with the long life’, suddenly, in the twinkling of an eye, in the opening burst of machine gun fire, the Divine summons came'.The Great War and Chalford, refers.The exceptionally poignant - and historically important - Great War Squadron C.O.'s M.C. group of four awarded to Major R. 'Dick' Raymond-Barker, No. 3 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, late Northumberland Fusiliers, the last fatal victim of Baron von RichthofenAn ace in his own right, Raymond-Barker was decorate...

A very fine Great War Squadron C.O.'s M.C. and Russian Order of St. Stanislaus group of seven awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel R. G. Cherry, Royal Flying Corps, later Brigadier, Royal Artillery, whose resolute command during the Battle of the Somme included a fine prize for the Squadron 'bag', namely the shooting down of famous German ace Max ImmelmannMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914 Star, with copy slide clasp (Lieut. R. G. Cherry. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaf (Major R. G. Cherry. R.F.C.); Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Russia, Order of St. Stanislaus, 3rd Class bre...

'The main object of bombing Kabul was to alarm King Amanullah, a result so successfully attained that a message came to the Viceroy immediately afterwards to the effect that the Afghans wanted peace. This was the end of the Old Carthusian's career, which had been bedevilled by misfortune from first to last. Nevertheless, the old V/1500 had accomplished something unique in history - it had ended a war on its own! So finished the Third Afghan War, terminated by a strategic bombing raid at a negligible cost which must have saved hundreds of lives and the cost of an extensive land campaign. It als...

An extremely rare Second World War Pathfinder's D.F.C., lifesaving B.E.M. group of seven awarded to Squadron Leader J. Bremner, Royal Air ForceHaving won the B.E.M. for extricating two fellow crew from the burning wreckage of their aircraft in October 1941, he flew two tours and 65 operational sorties in Halifaxes and Lancasters of No. 35 (P.F.F.) SquadronDistinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R., the reverse officially dated '1945'; British Empire Medal, G.VI.R., Military Division (1100103 Sergeant James Bremner, R.A.F.); 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General S...

An outstanding Second World War D.F.C. group of eight awarded to Wing Commander H. W. H. 'Bill' Fisher, Royal Air ForceBorn near Perth, Western Australia, Fisher gained a pre-war commission in the R.A.F. on the back of friendly assistance from Group Captain Frank McNamara, V.C., the latter believing his young charge 'would achieve'McNamara was not to be disappointed for, 'undeterred by the heaviest of anti-aircraft fire or the most intense searchlight activity', Fisher gained a fearsome reputation for making numerous - hair-raising - dummy runs over his targets in order to meet the highest sta...

The outstanding Second World War Dieppe Raid D.F.C. group of six awarded to Squadron Leader R. B. Newton, Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveHaving honed his skills in Spitfires of No. 72 Squadron and No. 403 (Canadian) Squadron in the period February 1941 to February 1942, a period in which he flew countless cross-Channel operational sorties, Newton was appointed to the command of No. 411 (Canadian) SquadronAnd he was likewise employed at the time of the famous Dieppe Raid on 19 August 1942, when he led his pilots on four separate offensive sweeps over the embattled town, on one occasion partic...

'In the mid-afternoon [of D-Day] I led Blue Section … South of Omaha beach, below a shallow, broken layer of cumulus, I glimpsed a Ju. 88 above cloud, diving away fast to the south. Climbing at full throttle I saw the enemy aircraft enter a large isolated cloud above the main layer, and when it reappeared the other side I was closing rapidly. Our aircraft were equipped with the gyro gunsight which eliminated the snap calculations and guesswork required to hit a target aircraft - especially one in a reasonably straight flight path; and it also enabled the guns to be used accurately at a far gre...

An exceptional Second World War 'S.O.E. Special Operations' D.F.M. group of five awarded to Flying Officer R. M. Ritchie, Royal Air Force, who participated in many perilous covert sorties - both in Europe and South-East Asia - as an Air Gunner in No. 161 Squadron and No. 357 SquadronAs such, he served under the command of legendary figures such as Group Captain P. C. 'Pick' Pickard, D.S.O., D.F.C. and, more directly, as Air Gunner to Squadron Leader L. M. 'Bob' Hodges, afterwards Air Chief Marshal Sir Lewis Hodges, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., D.F.C.Distinguished Flying Medal, G.VI.R. (1343639. Sgt...

An important Second World War clandestine operations' D.F.M. and Polish Cross of Valour group of seven awarded to Warrant Officer J. Appleby, Royal Air Force Volunteer ReserveA Wireless Operator employed on special duties in Dakotas of No. 267 Squadron, he was decorated for his part in Operation "Wildhorn III" in July 1944, an operation afterwards described as 'one of the most outstanding and epic flights of the War by an unarmed Transport aircraft'And that wasn't all, for he and his crew returned from their perilous trip to Nazi-occupied Poland with the dismantled parts of a developmental V-2...

A scarce Second World War Typhoon Pilot's D.F.M. group of five awarded to Flight Sergeant I. A. C. Blue, Royal Air Force, who led his Section in a dive-bombing attack on a concentration of 40 enemy tanks in North-West Europe in August 1944 - leaving six of them confirmed as destroyedBlue's remarkable record of 74 sorties is vividly illuminated in the jam-packed pages of the Squadron Operational Record BookDistinguished Flying Medal, G.VI.R. (1555480 F/Sgt I. A. C. Blue R.A.F.); 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star, clasp, France and Germany; Defence and War Medals, mounted court-style as worn, n...

A 'Special Forces' E.II.R. A.F.M. group of three awarded to Flight Sergeant J. 'Jo' McCready, Royal Air Force, a skilled parachute operator and instructor who served with the S.A.S. in Northern IrelandHe had previously served with the pioneering Joint Services Free Fall Trials Team - their secret trials led to the formation of the insertion tactics the British Special Forces and Parachute Regiment used to this dayAir Force Medal, E.II.R. (Q4287815 Sgt J McCready RAF); General Service 1962-2007, 1 clasp, Northern Ireland (Sgt. J. McCready. (Q4287815) RAF); Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C. (Sgt J McC...

The named pair of miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant-Colonel A. W. Duncan, Royal Artillery, an observer present during the Spanish-Moroccan War 1859-60, who was wounded during an Ashanti attack on the town of Fommanah, which post he commanded, in February 1874, services that won him a ‘mention’ and the Brevet of Major, before being a Battery Commander during the Zulu War, during which he took charge of the Artillery in the advance of Clarke's Flying ColumnAshantee 1873-74, 1 clasp, Coomassie (Captn. & Bt. Major A. W. Duncan. R.A. 1873); South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879 (Major A. W. D...

(x) The mounted group of five miniature dress medals worn by Brevet Major W. H. Goldfinch, Manchester Regiment, late North Staffordshire RegimentQueen’s Sudan 1896-98; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Tranvaal, Wittebergen; King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902; Turkey, Order of Medjidie, silver, gold and enamel; Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 2 clasps, Firket, Hafir, mounted as worn and mounted in a frame for display, very fine(5)Ex-Brian Kieran Collection.William Horsman Goldfinch was born at Hillingdon, Uxbridge in January 1867, the so...

The mounted group of six miniature medals worn by Lieutenant-Colonel A. H. Morgan, D.S.O., Army Medical ServiceDistinguished Service Order, V.R., gold and enamel; The Order of St. John, Knight of Justice Badge; Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp; East and West Africa 1887-1900, 2 clasps, 1891-2, 1893-94; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony; Khedive's Star 1882, mounted court-style as worn, very fine (6)Provenance:Spink Numismatic Circular, April 1986, Item 2898.For the recipient's full-size awards and a biographical entry, please see Lot 366.Subject to 20% VAT on...

The mounted group of eight miniature dress medals worn by Major W. Tysoe, Northern Rhodesia Regiment, late Lieutenant, Bedfordshire Regiment and Private, Northamptonshire RegimentDistinguished Service Order, G.V.R., silver-gilt and enamel; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer's breast Badge, silver-gilt; Military Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Coronation 1937; France, Republic, Croix de Guerre, reverse dated '1914-18' and with Bronze Star upon riband, mounted for display, ribands a little frayed, very fine...

The mounted group of seven miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant-Colonel A. G. L. Pepys, M.C., Essex Regiment, late Northamptonshire Regiment and Mashonaland Relief ForceMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; British South Africa Company's Medal, Matabeleland 1896 [sic], 1 clasp, Mashonaland 1897; Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal; King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals with M.I.D. oakleaf, mounted as worn, very fine (7)For the recipient's full-size awards and a biographica...

The mounted group of four miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant V. Whitaker, M.C., Royal Field ArtilleryMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914-15 Star; British War and Victory Medals with M.I.D. oakleaf, mounted as worn on original ribands, nearly extremely fine (4)For the recipient's full-size awards and a biographical note, please see Lot 133.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The mounted group of seven miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant-Colonel R. G. Cherry, M.C., Royal Flying Corps, later Brigadier, Royal ArtilleryMilitary Cross, G.V.R.; 1914 Star; British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Russia, Order of St. Stanislaus, Badge with Swords, with rosette upon riband, silver-gilt, gold and enamel, mounted as worn, ribands rather frayed, very fineFor the recipient's full-size awards and a biographical note, please see Lot 403.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condition...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantThe mounted group of six miniature dress medals worn by Chaplain of the Fleet The Venerable Archdeacon J. K. Wilson, C.B., C.B.E., who served as Director-General of the Naval Chaplaincy Service and Archdeacon for the Royal Navy from 1943-47The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Badge, 24mm, silver-gilt and enamel; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Commander's Badge, 22mm, silver-gilt and enamel; British War and Victory Medals; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, mounted as worn, nearly extremely fine (6)C.B. London Gazette 1947.C.B.E. London Gazett...

Sold by Order of a Direct DescendantThe mounted group of eight miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant-Colonel D. R. Lindsell D.F.C., Commanding Officer 40th Light Regiment, Royal Artillery, late 661 Air O.P. Squadron, Royal Regiment of ArtilleryDistinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R.; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1962-2007 with M.I.D. oakleaf, 1 clasp, Borneo; Coronation 1953, mounted as worn, good very fine (8)For the recipient's full-size awards and a biographical note, please see Lot 390.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Prem...

The mounted group of eight miniature dress medals worn by Group Captain H. W. H. Fisher, D.F.C., Royal Air ForceDistinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R.; 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star, clasp, Atlantic; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, M.I.D. oak leaf; Coronation 1953; Jordan, Hashemite Kingdom, Order of Independence, with rosette upon riband; Iraq, Kingdom, Order of El Rafidain, Military Division, Badge, mounted as worn, good very fine (8)Please see Lot 406 for the recipient's full-size awards and a biographical footnote.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Te...

The mounted group of six miniature dress medals worn by Lieutenant-Colonel S. G. L. Pepys, Essex Regiment, seconded Royal Air ForceGeneral Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine; 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; War Medal 1939-45 with M.I.D. oakleaf; U.N. Korea 1950-54; Coronation 1953, mounted as worn, good very fine (6)For the recipient's full-size awards and a biographical entry, please see Lot 164.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Coronation 1902 (2); Delhi Durbar 1911 (5), good contemporary strikes in silver, very fine (7)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Jubilee 1935 (3); Coronation 1937 (3); Coronation 1953; Jubilee 2012 (2), very fine (9)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A good assortment of British miniature dress medal planchets and claspsAn assortment of approximately 35 planchets of British miniature dress Orders, Decorations and Medals, the majority original strikings in silver and including, Military General Service 1793-1814, Distinguished Conduct Medal, India General Service 1854-95, and several clasps with fittings, generally very fine and better, a useful item for the collector (Lot)Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

The Most Noble Order of the Garter, K.G., breast Star, silver, silver-gilt and enamel, 102mm x 83mm, with silver-gilt retaining pin, a fine Knight's 'wearing' Star of early 20th century manufacture, good very fine Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

A striking and excessively rare pre-1815 Knight of the Bath StarThe Most Honourable Order of the Bath, (K.B.), Knight of the Bath, a superb Regency hinged breast Star by Rundell, Bridge & Rundell, 123mm x 112mm, silver, gold and enamel, with tunic loops at each tip extremity, the reverse engraved 'Rundell Bridge & Rundell Jeweller's To Their Majesties. His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, and the Royal Family.', extremely fine and of the finest qualityThe Order of the Bath was established on 18 May 1725. A single-Class Order, it initially comprised - in the period of manufacture of this Star...

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, G.C.B. (Military) Grand Cross Star, by Rundell, Bridge & Rundell, 92mm x 85mm, silver, gold and enamel, the reverse engraved 'Rundell Bridge & Rundell, Jewellers to Their Majesties, His Royal Highness the Prince Regent and the Royal Family.', each of the Star tips pierced for wear, together with three gold retaining pins to reverse, one hinged, minor chip to blue enamel, otherwise extremely fine and undoubtedly of the Waterloo periodGiven the quality, composition and size of this exceptional Star, it can be assumed beyond reasonable doubt that it was from...

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1919, lacking pin, good very fine, in its Garrard & Co. Ltd case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Great Britain, Order of St. John of Jerusalem, breast Cross, 70mm, silvered and enamel, repairs to white enamel, good fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Military Cross, G.V.R, with Second Award Bar, nearly extremely fine, on its original riband and pin and in slightly distressed case of issueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Distinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R., reverse officially dated '1945', nearly extremely fine, in its fitted case of issueSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Air Force Cross, G.VI.R., reverse officially dated '1943', extremely fine, in its fitted Royal Mint case of issueAttributed to Squadron Leader F. Holt, Royal Air Force, who was awarded the A.F.C. in the London Gazette of 2 April 1943; sold together with his calling card.Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Indian Order of Merit, Military Division, 1st type (1837-1912), 3rd Class, Reward of Valor, silver and enamel, reverse with central screw nut and engraved on three lines ‘3rd Class Order of Merit’, some areas of blue enamel overpainting, scratches to two ray reverses, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Honourable Order of the Bath, a case of issue for a Military Division Knight Commander's (K.C.B.) set of Insignia, by Garrard & Co., one edge of box and lid loose but present, nearly very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, a case of issue for the C.M.G. breast Badge by R. & S. Garrard, light scuffing, very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, a case of issue for the Military Division Knight Commander's (K.B.E.) set of Insignia, by Garrard & Co., very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, a case of issue for the Knight Commander's (K.C.I.E.) set of Insignia, by Garrard & Co., very fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

Royal Victorian Order, a case of issue for a Knight Grand Cross set of insignia, by Collingwood, 46 Conduit Street, the lid stamped 'G.C.V.O.', green silk inner lining, pad lacking, top hinge loose, very fineSubject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Surgeon-Major A. P. Cahill, who was present with the 32nd Foot at the Siege of MooltanPunjab 1848-49, 2 clasps, Mooltan, Goojerat (Asst. Surgn. A. P. Cahill, M.D. 32nd Foot.); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Northwest Frontier (Asst. Surgn. A.P Cahill, H,M 32nd. Regt.); Indian Mutiny 1857-59, no clasp (Staff Surgn. A, P. Cahill.), the first with heavy contact marks, thus nearly very fine, the remainder good very fine (3)Provenance:Christie's, July 1985.Alexander Peile Cahill was born at Berwick-upon-Tweed in 1822. In 1844 he graduated from Edinburgh University as a Doctor of...

(x) Three: Garrison Sergeant-Major P. Molloy, General StaffCrimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol, unnamed as issued; Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (Garrison Sergt. Major P Molloy Genl. Staff); Turkish Crimea 1855, Sardinian issue, pierced with dual ring suspension, the third polished, nearly very fine (3)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) The outstanding 'Relief of Lucknow' group of three awarded to Major A. M. Fawcett, 2nd Dragoon Guards, late 9th Lancers and 50th Foot, who commanded a squadron of the 9th Lancers during their famous exploits in the Indian MutinyDuring the assault on Delhi on 14 September 1857, the 9th Lancers advanced into the enemy's killing zone to draw rebel fire while the infantry attacked the breaches; such cold courage earned them the nickname 'The Delhi Spearmen'Fawcett commanded the 9th Lancers at Allyghur and Meraigunge, having several horses shot from under him; his stamina and energy throughout...

(x) Three: Deputy Surgeon-General E. W. Young, 60th Rifles, late 13th (1st Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot, 63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment of Foot, 11th (North Devonshire) Regiment of Foot and 33rd (Duke of Wellington's) Regiment of FootCrimea 1854-56, 4 clasps, Alma, Balaklava, Inkermann, Sebastopol, unnamed as issued; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, no clasp (Staff Surgn. 2nd. Class E. W. Young.); Turkish Crimea 1855, Sardinian issue, unnamed as issued, pierced with replacement ring suspension, good very fine (3)Edward William Young was born on 22 January 1822 at Chelsea, London, qualifying M.D. at Edi...

(x) An unusual and rare 'double issue' Indian Mutiny pair awarded to Brevet Major J. M. Biddle, 21st Hussars, late 100th Regiment of Foot, 8th Hussars, and Assistant Surgeon to the 60th Royal Rifles, 43rd Foot and 94th FootIndian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Delhi, Central India (Lieut. I. Biddle, 8th. Hussars.), note initial, the second clasp loose and a tailor's copy; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 2 clasps, Delhi, Central India (Asst. Surg. J. M. Biddle, 1st. Bn. 60th. Rifles), the second clasp a tailor's copy with unofficial rivets, good very fine (2)A unique medal with clasp 'Delhi' to the 8th Hussa...

(x) Pair: Private H. Yates, 60th RiflesChina 1857-60, 2 clasps, Taku Forts 1860, Pekin 1860 (--ates. 2nd. Bn. 60th. Rl. Rifles); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (98. Pte. H. Yates 2-60th Foot), heavy wear to first, thus fine (2)Henry Yates was born in 1839 at St Mary's, Dublin, and attested for the 60th Rifle Regiment at Southampton on 15 February 1858. In possession of four good conduct badges, he served approximately 2 years in China and over 12 years in India, eventually being discharged at Netley having been found unfit for further service on 29 April 1878. His medical records...

(x) Pair: Garrison Sergeant-Major J. W. Burke, Staff of Army, late 60th FootSouth Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879 (3077. Cr. Sgt. J. W. Burke. 3/60th. Foot.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (Gar: -Serjt:-Maj: J. W. Burke. Staff of Army), very fine and better (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Three: Corporal T. Lovett, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was wounded at both the Ingogo River during the First Boer War and Kassasin in EgyptSouth Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879 (3011. Sgt. T. Lovett. 3/60th. Foot.); Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 2 clasps, Suakin 1884, El-Teb_Tamaai (3011. Corpl. T. Lovett, 3/K.R. Rif: C.); Khedive's Star 1882, unnamed as issued, contact marks throughout, nearly very fine (3)Thomas Lovett was born in 1849 at Loughborough and attested for the 60th Regiment of Foot at Winchester on 13 May 1867. Serving in Canada from 23 March 1868-4 July 1869, he sa...

(x) Pair: Colour-Sergeant W. Walsh, Home Service (Garrison) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsAfghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (No.1906. Sergt. W. Walsh. 2nd. Bn. K.R.R. Corps.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (1906 Cr. Sergt. W. Walsh. K.R.Rif:C.), contact marks to first, nearly very fine (2)William Walsh was born in 1852 at Marylebone, London, and attested for the 2nd Battalion, 60th Rifles, at Westminster on 10 August 1870, giving his trade as carpenter. Walsh travelled to India aboard the troopship H.M.S. Crocodile, arriving on Christmas Day 1870...

Pair: Colonel A. D. Parsons, 2nd Madras Lancers, late South Devon MilitiaAfghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (Cap: A. D. Parsons. 1st M. Lt. C.); India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Burma 1885-7 (Colonel. A. D. Parsons 2nd. Madras Lcrs.), good very fine (2)Arthur Dewar Parsons was born in September 1834, the son of Lieutenant-Colonel J. W. Parsons, 10th Hussars, British Resident at Zante. An obituary notice was placed in Exeter and Plymouth Gazette on 1 November 1918 stating:'Colonel Parsons served with the South Devon militia when it was embodied during the Crimean War and received, through Lor...

(x) Pair: Sergeant-Major J. Hounsell, King's Royal Rifle CorpsAfghanistan 1878-80, 2 clasps, Ahmed Khel, Kandahar (1830. Corpl. J. Hounsell. 2/60th. Foot.); Kabul to Kandahar Star, unnamed, very fine (2)Job Hounsell was born in 1849 at Buckland Ripers, Weymouth, Dorset, and attested for the 60th Rifes at Southampton on 7 April 1868, giving his trade as groom. Promoted Corporal on 27 June 1879, Sergeant, 29 August 1882, and Sergeant-Major, 19 September 1885, Hounsell saw extensive service overseas in India and Afghanistan from 19 November 1869-24 January 1881, being stationed at Peshawar, Meeru...

(x) Four: Piper W. Scott, 1st Battalion, 72nd (Seaforth) HighlandersAfghanistan 1878-80, 4 clasps, Peiwar Kotal, Charasia, Kabul, Kandahar (1427 Piper. W. Scott. 72nd Highrs.); Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880 (1427 Piper W. Scott. 72nd Highlanders) letter ‘E’ in ‘Piper’ overstruck; Egypt & Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Tel-el-Kebir (1427 Piper W. Scott 1/Sea. Highrs.); Khedive’s Star 1882, reverse inscribed, ‘1427 Piper W. Scott, 1/Sea. Hrs.’, edge bruising, some naming faint in places, contact marks, thus good fine (4)Wilson Scott was born during 1850 at Bougedward, Roxburghshire, Scotla...

(x) A rare Egypt and Sudan pair awarded to Private S. Howes, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was killed in action on 5 August 1882 during the Battle of Kafr Ed-DauarEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, no clasp (1588. Pte. J. Howes. 3/K.R. Rif: C.); Khedive's Star 1882, unnamed as issued, note first initial, very fine (2)One of 4 men killed, in addition to 27 wounded (Report of the British Naval and Military Operations in Egypt, 1882, refers).Solomon Howes served with the 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, as part of the 1,000-strong left hand column under Lieutenant-Colonel Thackwell....

(x) Pair: Lance-Corporal R. C. B. Winchcombe, King's Royal Rifle CorpsEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (4769 -e. R. C. B. Winchcombe. ----Corps.); Khedive's Star 1882 (R. C. B. W. 4769), wear to first, pitting from Star, good fine (2)Richard Charles Buckle Winchcombe was born on 17 January 1858 at Swyncombe, Oxfordshire, attesting at Winchester for the King's Royal Rifle Corps on 31 May 1881. He served in Egypt with the 3rd Battalion, from 2 August 1882-17 November 1882, reputedly acting as servant and valet to Colonel Redvers Henry Buller and later, Colonel Franci...

(x) Pair: Brigade-Surgeon T. C. Tolmie, Army Medical Department, late King's Royal Rifle Corps and 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment, who was fortunate to survive the explosion of an ammunition train at Cairo railway station in September 1882; one soldier died whilst five, including Tolmie, were woundedEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (Surgn. Maj: T. C. Tolmie. A.M. Dept.); Khedive's Star 1882, unnamed as issued, good very fine (2)Thomas Campbell Tolmie was born on 9 July 1839 at Dalnamine, Scotland, and educated at Glasgow University. Qualifying as a Licentiate o...

(x) Pair: Rifleman H. Felton, King's Royal Rifle CorpsEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 1 clasp, Tel-El-Kebir (3396. Pte. H. Felton . 3/K.R. Rif. C.); Khedive's Star 1882, unnamed as issued, official correction to initial, contact marks, nearly very fine (2)Henry Felton was severely wounded at Kassassin on 28 August 1882 whilst serving with the 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, (Mounted Infantry). Not entitled to clasp, thus sold as viewed; sold with an erased South Africa Medal 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For...

(x) The Egypt and Sudan group of three awarded to Sergeant-Major C. Duffin, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who was wounded at the Battle of Tamaai on 13 March 1884Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 3 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884, El-Teb_Tamaai (4220. Corpl. C. Duffin. 3/K.R. ---); British War Medal 1914-20 (R-5733 W.O. Cl.1. C. Duffin. K.R.R.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (4220. Mil:S:Maj: C. Duffin. K.R.R.C.); Khedive's Star 1882, unnamed as issued, heavy wear and contact marks to first partially obscuring naming, good fine, the remainder nearly very fine (4)C. Duffin...

(x) Pair: Rifleman D. McMahon, King's Royal Rifle CorpsEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 3 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884, El-Teb_Tamaai (3698. Pte. D. Mc.Mahon. 3/K.R. Rif: C.); Khedive's Star 1882, unnamed as issued, light contact marks from Star, otherwise very fine (2)Daniel McMahon was born in 1857 at Kilrea, Derry, Northern Ireland, and attested for the 60th Rifles at Winchester on 30 May 1879. Posted to the 1st Battalion on 15 October 1879, he was briefly stationed at Aldershot and the training ship Balmoral, before serving in Malta and Egypt from 18 July 1882. In Cairo from 30...

(x) A scarce 'Abu Klea' Egypt and Sudan pair awarded to Private J. Saffin, King's Royal Rifle CorpsEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, dated reverse, 5 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, Suakin 1884, El-Teb_Tamaai, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (3524. Pte. J. Saffin. 3/K.R. Rif: C.); Khedive's Star 1882, unnamed as issued, minor contact marks from Star, otherwise good very fine (2)John Saffin was born in 1855 at Cheriton Bishop, Devonshire, the son of James and Jane Saffin. He served in Egypt and Sudan with the 3rd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, and was one of two officers and 29 other ranks from the 3rd Battalion...

(x) Pair: Rifleman J. McCauley, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late Essex RegimentEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, El-Teb (513, Pte. J. Mc.Cauley, 3/K.R. Rif: C.); Khedive's Star 1884, unnamed as issued, contact marks and wear to naming, nearly very fine (2)John McCauley was born in 1863 at Stratford, Essex, and attested for the King's Royal Rifle Corps on 20 December 1882, following service with the 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Posted to Egypt, Cyprus and later Gibraltar, he was transferred home to Depot on 31 October 1890 awaiting trial on charge of indecent assault. Found gui...

(x) Pair: Sergeant H. J. Chown, King's Royal Rifle CorpsEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, El-Teb_Tamaai (1149, Pte. H. J. Chown, 3/K.R. Rif: C.); Khedive's Star 1884, unnamed as issued, light contact marks and wear to naming from Star, very fine (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Pair: Lance-Corporal W. Berrage, British South Africa Police, late King's Royal Rifle CorpsEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, El-Teb_Tamaai (1061, Pte. W. Berrage, 3/K.R. Rif. C.); Khedive's Star 1884, unnamed as issued, heavy wear, good fine (2)Walter Berrage was born in 1865 at Halifax, Yorkshire, the son of Harry and Maria Berrage. He served with the 2nd and 3rd Battalions of the King's Royal Rifle Corps, later transferring to the British South Africa Police, being discharged on 18 August 1902.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. F...

(x) Three: Corporal G. Simpson, King's Royal Rifle Corps, late 2/17th Foot and Herefordshire MilitiaEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, Tamaai (4647, Corpl. G. Simpson, 3/K.R. Rif: C.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R. (2618. Corpl. G. Simpson. K.R. Rif: C.); Khedive's Star 1884, unnamed as issued, light contact marks and wear to naming of first, nearly very fine (3)George Simpson was born in 1856 within the Parish of Lyons Hall, Herefordshire, and attested for the King's Royal Rifle Corps on 13 June 1874, having seen previous service with the Hereford Militia. He saw extensive service in...

(x) The Egypt and Sudan pair awarded to Sergeant A. Leagett, King's Royal Rifle Corps, mortally wounded at the Battle of Abu KleaEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (1162. Sergt. A. Leagett. 2/K.R. Rif: C.); Khedive's Star 1884-6, unnamed as issued, minor edge nicks to first, otherwise good very fine (2) Arthur Leagett was born in 1863 at Shoreditch, Middlesex, attesting for the King's Royal Rifle Corps at Winchester on 7 July 1883. Posted to the 2nd Battalion, he was appointed Lance-Corporal 1 February 1884, Corporal 15 March 1884, and Sergeant with...

(x) Pair: Bugler and Rifleman M. Costello, King' Royal Rifle Corps, late Derbyshire MilitiaEgypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 2 clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (650. Pte. M. Costello. 1/K.R. Rif: C.); Khedive's Star 1884-6, unnamed as issued, the first good very fine, the second worn, good fine (2)Michael Costello was born in 1861 at Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Enlisting at Derby on 13 June 1879, Costello joined the Rifle Depot and was posted to the 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps, on 24 December 1879. He was appointed and served as a Bugler from 18 February 1881-24 January 188...

(x) Three: Able Seaman F. Clines, Royal NavyIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 copy clasp, Burma 1885-7 (F. Clines, A.B. H.M.S. Sphinx.); Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, undated reverse, 1 clasp, Suakin 1885 (F. Clines, A.B. H.M.S. Sphinx.); Khedive's Star 1884-6, unnamed as issued, the first sometime brooch-mounted and crudely re-affixed, the third with replacement ring, thus good fine (3)Frank Clines was born on 25 August 1854 at Birmingham, Warwickshire. He volunteered for 10 years' service on 26 August 1872, and was appointed Boy 2nd Class aboard Impregnable. He saw extensive service with the Royal...

'His greatest achievement lay in his creation of a small native army, which, under English officers and Sikh non-commissioned officers, has proved such a potent arm for the defence of the new protectorate against Arab and Zulu aggressors. In this force slavers and former slaves were enrolled and have since fought with unwavering courage and loyalty in the cause of the establishment of law and order in South Central Africa.Africans, however, do not usually shed their blood for a cause, but rather as the followers of a leader in whom they believe, whether that leader be a slave-raiding Arab or a...

(x) Three: Police Constable F. W. Jones, late Private, King's Royal Rifle Corps and Royal Warwickshire RegimentIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Lushai 1889-92 (5855 Pte. F. Jones 4th. Bn. K.R. Rif. Corps.); India General Service 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (5855 Pte. F. W. Jones. 1st. Bn. K.R. Rifle Corps.); Cape of Good Hope Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Medal for Gallantry, silver (F. W. Jones P.C. 1903), light contact marks, good very fine and a rare combination (3)Frederick William Jones was born in 1871 at Birmingham, and attested for the King's R...

(x) Three: Private W. J. Watson, King's Royal Rifle CorpsIndia General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Lushai 1889-92 (6017 Pte. W. Watson 4th. Bn. K.R. Rif. Corps); India General Service 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (6017 Pte. W. J. Watson 1st. Bn. K.R. Rifle Corps.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, South Africa 1901 (6017 Pte. W. J. Watson, K.R.R.C.), dated clasp loose, very fine (3)William James Watson was born in 1871 at Staines, Middlesex and attested for the King's Royal Rifle Corps at Winchester on 31 October 1890, havi...

(x) Three: Sergeant W. R. Summerton, King's Royal Rifle Corps, who 'played the oboe for twenty years' in the regimental bandIndia General Service Medal 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (1180 Pte. - R. Summerton 1st. Bn. K. R. Rifle Corps); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Talana, Defence of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Laing's Nek, Belfast (1180 Serjt: W. R. Summerton. K.R.R.C.); King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (1180 Serjt: W. R. Summerton. K.R.R.C.), initial of first heavily worn, polished, nearly very fine (3)Willia...

(x) Pair: Corporal W. Wayman, King's Royal Rifle Corps, a survivor of the loss of the Warren Hastings, who was killed in action with the Mounted Infantry at Gun Hill, Brakenlaagte on 30 October 1901India General Service 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (5981 Pte. W. Wayman 1st. Bn. K. R. Rifle Corps); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Talana, Defence of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Laing's Nek, Belfast, South Africa 1901 (5981 Corpl: W. Wayman. K.R.R.C.), dated clasp loose upon riband, extremely fine (2)William Wayman was born in 1873 and lived with his parents, Charles and...

Pair: Postal Master A. C. F. Browne, Postal DepartmentIndia General Service 1895-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Chitral 1895, Mala