A large collection of medals formed around the Boer War and the Natal
Rebellion 1906. The Boer War is focused mainly on the various
Lancashire Regiment, the Gloucestershire Regiment and the Royal
Artillery. Medals will be listed over the coming weeks. Medals being
sold on behalf of widow of collector and payment will be direct to her.
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Transvaal 66128 GNR.: W. CARVER. 15TH COY. S.D., R.G.A. £170 image
William Carver was born in Diss, Norfolk and enlisted Janaury 1888,
aged 19. Served in India and in South Africa from December 1899 to
Janaury 1901. Discharged January 1901. Clasps confirmed on roll. May
1915 enlisted in the 4th Battalion Norfolk Regiment (Territorials) and
was transferred to the Royal Defence Corps in April 1916. He
served in the U.K. until discharge in March 1919 (no medals).
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Transvaal 66461 GNR: E. CARR, 15TH W.D., R.G.A. £170 image
Edward Carr was born in Sunderland
and enlisted March 1888, aged 21. Served in India, Aden and to South
Africa November 1899 to February 1901. Discharged February 1907. Clasps
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Rhodesia/Orange Free State/Transvaal/South Africa 1901
67036 DVR: H. HOUGHTON, R.F.A. £450 image
Henry Houghton was born in Liverpool and enlisted April 1888 in the
Royal Field Artillery. Went to South Africa April 1900, aged 22. His
QSA roll shows attached 1st PomPom Battery, Rhodesian Field Force.
Returmed to U.K. April 1901 and discharged in May. 1911 living in
Liverpool and in 1921 in Walton on the Hill, shown as "Railway Signal
Company, Royal Engineers."
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 7519 PTE. H. HEYES. VOL: COY L.N. LANC: REGT
British War Medal ART.ENG. H. HEYES. R.N.
Harold Heyes was born in Little
Hulton, near Bolton and enlisted February 1901 into the Active Service
Company of the 1st Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, aged 20.
To South Africa 16 March 1901. Returned to U.K. and discharged
September 1902. On 8th September 1903 he enlisted into the Royal Navy
and served as an ERA until November 1913, when he was discharged to
commission as Artificer Engineer. Served on HMS Courageous through WW1
(1914/15 Star trio). Placed on retired list 1920 (Warrant Engineer). He
died 19 April 1940.
Pair: £250 image
Queen's South Africa Medal Tugela Heights/Relief of Ladysmith/Transvaal 2989 PTE. R. HUNT. S. LANC: REGT £195 image
Ralph William Hunt was born in
Kingsport, Lancaster and enlisted January 1890, aged 19. Served in
Gibraltar, Malta, Egypt, India and to South Africa November 1899.
Discharged September 1902. Service record shows entitled to King's
South Africa Medal but unable to find him on medal roll.
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 939 GNR: G. HENRY. CAPE G.A. £120 image
Clasps confirmed on roll.
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State 5586 CORPL. J. HODGSON. RL: LANC: REGT £120 image
John Hodgson was born in Barrow, Lancashire and enlisted in the 3rd
(Militia) Battalion Royal Lancaster Regiment November 1897. Went to
South Africa February 1900 and returned January 1902 for discharge.
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Wittebergen 29608 BOMB: J.H. HURLEY, 77TH BTY., R.F.A. £140 image
James Henry Hurley was born in and enlisted in the Royal
Artillery August 1898, aged 21. To South Africa November 1899 and
returned to U.K. July 1902. Clasps confirmed. Entitled to K.S.A.
Discharged October 1904 and died of pneumonia 16 April 1907.
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony 4758 PTE W. HEYWOOD. LANC: FUS: £100 image
William Heywood was born in
Manchester and enlisted September 1898 in the 6th (Militia) Battalion
Lancashire Fusiliers, aged 17.
Discharged May 1903. Clasp confirmed on roll. There are at least six William Heywoods in the Lancashire Fusiliers in WW1.
Queen's South Africa Medal Relief of Ladysmith/Transvaal/ South Africa 1901 117 GNR: W.W. WILSON. NATAL F. ARTY: £130 image
Clasps confirmed on roll.
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Transvaal/South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 24102 PTE. F.R.F. LEM. 1ST COY IMP: YEO: £185 SOLD image
Frank Reginald Fitzgerald Lem was born in Worcester and enlisted
February 1901 into the Imperial Yeomanry, aged 30. To South Africa
March 1901. Returned to U.K. June 1902 and discharged "to take up
employment on Imperial Military Railways." 1911 he was a signal fitter
living in Downing Street, Chippenham. No record of WW1 service,
possibly served on railways in U.K. In 1939 still living in Chippenham
and a retired engineer. He died in Chippenham 1946.
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Driefontein/Johannesburg/Diamond Hill/South Afica 1901/South Africa 1902 81290 GNR. D. WALSH, 83RD BTY., R.F.A. £200 image
Copy medal rolls confirm clasps.
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Paardeburg/Driefontein/South Afica 1901 82033 DVR. A.J. WATSON., R.F.A. £175 image
Arthur James Watson was born in London and enlisted in the Royal Field
Artillery December 1890. Served in India and then South Africa November
1899. Returned to U.K. April 1901 and discharged the same month. Clasps
confirmed on roll.
Queen's South Africa Medal 8018 PTE S. HOCKENHULL. VOL: COY: Y.& L. REGT: £195 image
Sidney Joseph Hockenhull was born in Sheffield and enlisted into the
3rd Volunteer Service Company, York and Lancaster Regiment February
1902. Went to South Africa March 1902 and returned to U.K. in August
1902. The Yorkshire Telegraph and Star (27 June 1902) reported on the
regiment in South Africa and listed a series of blockhouses.
"Blockhouse No. 12. Willeman's Kop - Lieut. Barnes, Sergeant. Moffatt,
Privates Hicken, Cooper, Hockenhull, Layland, Beasley, Moffatt, Hull,
Parramore, Jeavons." Copy service record and medal roll. 1911 he was
living in Amos Road, Sheffield and working as an engineer. 1921 he was
living in Amberley Road, Sheffield and he died in 1937.
Queen's South Africa Medal Relief of Kimberley/Paardeberg/Johannesburg/Diamond Hill/Wittebergen
71205 DVR: W. HATTON, R.H.A.
Kings's South Africa Medal South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 71205 DVR: W. HATTON, R.H.A.
1914/15 Star 3033 PTE. W. HATTON, MANCH.R.
British War Medal 3033 PTE. W. HATTON. MANCH.R.
Victory Medal 3033 PTE. W. HATTON. MANCH.R.
William Hatton was born in Stalybrige and enlisted into the Royal
Artillery February 1889, aged 18. To South Africa November 1899 with U
Battery, Royal Horse Artillery and returned to U.K. February 1902.
Discharged 26 March 1902. William Hatton served with the Manchester
Regiment (France 5 December 1914) and later transferred to the Labour
Group of Five: £380 image
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State 5819 PTE. H.G.
HAVERS. GLOUCESTER REGT.
Kings's South Africa Medal South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 5819 PTE. H.G. HAVERS. GLOUC: R.
1914/15 Star 75475 PTE. DVR. H.G. HAVERS.R.F.A
British War Medal 75475 DVR. H.G. HAVERS. R.A.
Victory Medal copy medal
Herbert George Havers was born in London and enlisted into the 2nd
Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment in March 1900, aged 18. To South
Africa October 1900. To India November 1902. and returned to U.K.
January 1908. Discharged March 1912. Clasps confirmed on roll. Medal
index card shows service with Royal Field Artillery, arriving in France 10 July 1915.
Group of Five: £225 image
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Johannesburg/Diamond Hill/Belfast 51648 BOMB: W.A. HUTTON. R.H.A.
Kings's South Africa Medal South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902
51648 BOMB: W.A. HUTTON. R.H.A.
Medal rolls confirm clasps.
Pair: £275 image
Queen's South Africa Medal Orange Free State/Transvaal/Laing's Nek 1376 PTE J. HARRIS. S. LANC: REGT
Kings's South Africa Medal South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 1376 PTE J. HARRIS. S. LANC: REGT
Johm Harris was born in Walsall and enlisted November 1884, aged 19.
Served in Africa, Gibraltar, Malta and to South Africa March 1900 to
March 1902. Discharged April 1902.
Enlisted November 1914 and transferred to the Royal Defence Corps.
Discharged January 1919 from No. 53 Protection Company R.D.C. U.K.
Pair: £220 image
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Transvaal 25811 DVR: C. LOVELL. 9TH BTY: R.F.A.
Kings's South Africa Medal South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 25811 DVR. C. LOVELL. R.F.A.
Charles Lovell was born in
Bridport, Dorset and enlisted January 1898 into the Royal Garrison
Artillery, aged 18. Served in South Africa with 9th Battery, R.G.A.
from January 1900 to October 1902. Discharged September 1904. In
1911 he is living in Bridport and is a domestic groom (army pensioner)
and in 1939 is living in Poole and working in a Royal Navy Cordite
Pair: £200 image
Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Transvaal 88566 BR. J.F. HENLEY, 37TH BATT. R.F.A.
Kings's South Africa Medal South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 88566 BOMB: J.F. HENLEY. R.F.A.
Joseph Francis Henley was
born in Liverpool and enlisted Janaury 1892, aged 18. Served in South
Africa November 1899 to September 1902. Discharged January 1904. Clasps
confirmed. In 1911 he was living in Liverpool and worked as a Motorman
on the trams. He died 30 May 1927.
Pair: £200 image
Natal Medal 1906 TPR A. CAIRNIE. NATAL CARBINEERS. £220 image
Confirmed on roll. Andrew Cairnie
served with the 2nd Imperial Light Horse and Driscoll's Scouts during
the Boer War. A Medal Index card also exists for Pte Andrew Cairnie,
Army veterinary Corps, which also has Driscoll's Scouts" written at
top. He appears on a list of passengers from Matadi, Congo to Plymouth,
arriving 31 March 1916.
Natal Medal 1906 PTE: H. PAYNE, DURBAN LIGHT INFANTRY. £195 image
Comfirmed on roll.
Natal Medal 1906 L.CPL: W.S. WILINSON, TRANSVAAL MTD. RIFLES. £195 image
Confirmed on roll.
Natal Medal 1906 SUB. LEADER C.E. WALKER, UMSINGA MIL: RES: £200 image
Confirmed on roll.
Natal Medal 1906 PTE: C. LOWE, LANCS. & YORKS. CONTG. £225 image
Comfirmed on roll. Evening Star (30 May 1906) "The Government has
accepted the offer of the Transvaal York and Lancaster Association to
raise 150 fully-equipped men to take part in the operations against
Natal Medal LEADER C. WATSON, NEWCASTLE DIV: RES: £200 image
Confirmed on roll.
Natal Medal S:Q:M:S: S. WOLFERSTAN, ROYSTON'S HORSE. £200 image
Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant. Confirmed on roll. There was a Stanley
Henry Pipe Wolferstan who served in the Boer War with 31 Company
Imperial Yeomanry and is shown as medal roll as Pte S. Wolferstan. He
was discharged in November 1900 at his own request. Born about 1880 and
educated at Polkington School, York he had been studying for the Indian
Civil Service when he enlisted in February 1900.
Natal Medal TPR. J. CAMPBELL, UMVOTI MTD. RIFLES. £1795 image
Confirmed on roll.