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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 354

(x) Four: Sergeant H. A. Emberson, South African Veterinary Corps, late Kitchener’s Horse, who was taken P.O.W. near Paardeberg in February 1900

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal (3153 Tpr. H. Emberson, Kitchener’s Horse); 1914-15 Star Pte. H. A. Emberson, S.A.V.C.); British War and Bi-lingual Victory Medals (Sjt. H. A. Emberson, S.A.V.C.), mounted as worn, very fine and better (4)

Harry Alexander Emberson was taken P.O.W. near Paardeberg on 18 February 1900; he was subsequently released when British troops entered Pretoria. During the Great War, he served as a Sergeant in the South African Veterinary Corps, his postings including Kilindini, Dar-es-Salaam and Tanga. He appears to have returned to the Union in February 1917; sold with copied service record.

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