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Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Tugela Heights/Orange Free State/Relief of Ladysmith/Laing's Nek/Belfast  82430 GNR. H. WRIGHT, 61ST BTY., R.F.A.
King's South Africa Medal   
South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902  82430 GNR: H. WRIGHT. R.F.A.
Henry Wright was born in Dover and enlisted December 1890, aged 18. Served in India. Arrived in South Africa November 1899 and returned to U.K. September 1902, being discharged in December.
Pair: £220

Queen's South Africa Medal Relief of Kimberley/Paardeberg/Driefontein/ Transvaal/South Africa 1901 2460. PTE. T. WALKER. Glouc: Rgt.   £170
Thomas Walker was born in Bristol and enlisted November 1888, aged 18. Served with 2nd Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment in India and arrived in South Africa January 1900. Returned to U.K. September 1901 and discharged 31 October.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Transvaal/ South Africa 1902 5737 CORPL: J. WARD. LANC: FUS:    £110
Clasps confirmed on roll, which states service with 28 Mounted Infantry.

Queen's South Africa Medal Talana/Orange Free State/Defence of Ladysmith/Transvaal/Laing's Nek 6545 GNR. H. WEEKS. 13TH BTY., R.F.A.    £450
Clasps confirmed on roll. Harry Weeks was from Tunbridge Wells and enlisted October 1894, aged 21. Served in South Africa from May 1897 to November 1900. Discharged October 1906. Enlisted January 1915 and posted to 27 Reserve Battery. No WW1 overseas service and no medal entitlement.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Johannesburg/Diamond Hill/ Wittebergen 85397 GNR: R. WETTON, R.F.A.  £125
Clasps confirmed on roll. Richard Wetton was born in Norwich and enlisted July 1891, aged 21. Served in India and went to South Africa November 1899 with 76 Battery. To UK October 1900 and discharged July 1904. He died in Norwich in 1910.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony 9381 PTE G. WHELPTON. YORK & LANC: REGT  £100
Clasps confirmed on roll. 3rd B
attalion York and Lancaster Regiment.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State /Transvaal/ South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902  27637 CORPL: J.I. WHEELER. 1ST COY IMP: YEO:   £185  
Clasps confirmed on roll. James Isaac Wheeler was born in Woolwich and enlisted February 1901, aged 22. To South Africa March 1901 and returned to UK August 1902 and discharged September 1902. His was father was Jacob Wheeler (see medal below). (1st Company were raised in Wiltshire).

Army Long Service Good Conduct Medal 1809. PTE J. WHEELER, A.S. CORPS     £120  
Jacob Wheeler enlisted August 1858 into the 2nd
Battalion 13th Foot. Transferred to the Commissariat Staff Corps July 1868. Transferred to the Army Service Corps April 1870. Discharged June 1879. Served in Cape of Good Hope and Mauritius. Father of above. 1881 Census he was a “rural letter carrier” living in Christian Malford, Wiltshire with his wife and son, James I. Wheeler (see medal above).

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State /Transvaal/ South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 27642 PTE W. WICKS. 1ST COY IMP: YEO:   £185
Clasps confirmed on roll. William Wicks was born in Chippenham and enlisted February 1901, aged 20. To South Africa March 1901 and returned August 1902. Discharged September 1902.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Tugela Heights/ Relief of Ladysmith/Transvaal 27719 A.BR: F. WILD, 66TH BTY: R.F.A   £250
Clasps confirmed on roll. Entitled to K.S.A. Transferred to 66th
Battery 8th September 1902. No service record. 15 December 1899 at Colenso two men of 66th Battery won V.C.s trying to save their guns.

Queen's South Africa Medal Natal/Orange Free State /Transvaal 4676 PTE R. WILLIAMS, GLOUC: REGT   £125
Clasps confirmed on roll. Richard Williams as from Wynford, Somerset and enlisted September 1895, aged 19. Served with 1st Gloucesters and was a prisoner of war 30 October 1899 at Farqhar's Farm. Released 5 September 1900 at Nooitgedacht. Served with battalion until December 1912 when he was posted to 3rd Battalion. Discharged December 1913. 

Queen's South Africa Medal Talana/Defence of Ladysmith /Transvaal/ Laing's Nek 19692 GNR: J. WILSON. 67TH BTY: R.F.A.   £420  
Clasps confirmed on roll. James Wilson was born in Glasgow and enlisted April 1897, aged 22. Served in South Africa from April 1898 to October 1901, then to India until April 1909 when he returned home for discharge. Entitled to South Africa 1901 clasp.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Tugela Heights/Relief of Ladysmith 5294 PTE H. WEST. YORK: & LANC: REGT    £130
Clasps confirmed on roll. Henry West was born in Lincoln and enlisted December 1898, aged 20. Served in South Africa with the 1st Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment from December 1899 to September 1902. While at the regimental depot he was injured by falling from parallel bars in a gymnastic class 17 December 1901.
Discharged in December at his own request. There is a Henry West, York and Lancaster Regiment in WW1 but it is not known if he is the same man.

Queen's South Africa Medal Defence of Ladysmith 4687 PTE L. WALL. GLOUC: REGT    £220  
Clasps confirmed on roll. Llewellyn West was born in Cirencester and enlisted October 1895, aged 19. Served in India with 1st Battalion and then South Africa from September 1899. After the relief of Ladysmith, the men were sent to Ceylon to recover from the effects of the siege. He returned to U.K. December 1902 and was discharged October 1911.

Queen's South Africa Medal Natal/Orange Free State/Transvaal 3711 PTE E. WAITE. GLOUC: REGT  £150
Clasps confirmed on roll. Edward James Waite was born in Walsall, Staffordshire and enlisted October 1892, aged 18. Served in Malta, Egypt, India and then South Africa from September 1899. Captured at Farquhar's Farm 30 October 1900, released December 1900 and returned to U.K. Returned to South Africa from May to September 1902. He was discharged October 1904. In March 1915 he joined the National Reserve, which in 1916 became the Royal Defence Corps. Discharged July 1916. No medal entitlement for WW1.

Natal Medal 1906 GNR: A.V. SUDLOW, B. BATTERY.F.A.  £175
Confirmed on roll. Natal Field Artillery.

Natal Medal 1906 1C.SGT: W.H. STEPHENS, NATAL POLICE.  £150
Clasps confirmed on roll.

Natal Medal 1906 PTE: R. SIMMS, NATAL RANGERS. £175
Clasps confirmed on roll.

Natal Medal TPR: A. SMALLBERGER, TRANSVAAL MTD. RIFLES. £175
Clasps confirmed on roll.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Transvaal/ South Africa 1902 11384 GNR: R. BROWN. R.F.A.   £130
Clasps confirmed on roll. Richard Brown was born in Gateshead, Durham and enlisted July 1900, aged 18. Served in South Africa December 1901 to March 1908. To the Reserve July 1908. Mobilised August 1914 with 70 Battery, R.F.A. To U.K. May 1919 and discharged March 1920. Entitled to 1914 tar trio.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State 5976 PTE J. STEWART. S. LANC: REGT    £110
Clasps confirmed on roll. John Stewart was born in Portsmouth and enlisted November 1899, aged 19. Discharged medically unfit June 1901. Enlisted West Riding National Reserve January 1915. Discharged September 1916 (Royal Defence Corps) suffering from pleurisy. Also entitled to South Africa 1901 clasp.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony  3 C.S.MAJ: W.H. SHIRES. CAPE G.A.
King's South Africa Medal        South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902  3 C.S.MAJOR. W.H. SHIRES. CAPE G.A.
Company Sergeant Major, Cape Garrison Artillery.
Pair: £200

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Transvaal/Wittebergen/South Africa 1901 16972 BOMB: A. GARDNER, 6TH E.D., R.G.A.
Army Long Service Good Conduct Medal 16972 C.Q.M.SJT: A. GARDNER. R.G.A.
Henry
Pair: £250

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Transvaal  4848 PTE S. MERRITT. GLOUC: REGT
King's South Africa Medal        South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902   4848 PTE S. MERRITT. GLOUC: REGT
1914 Star              4848 PTE S. MERRITT, 1/GLOUC:R.
British War Medal  copy medal
Victory Medal        4848 CPL. S. MERRITT. GLOUC.R.
Stephen Merrit was born in London. Served in the Boer War, clasps confirmed. He was killed in action 21st
December 1914 when the Glosters attacked German trenches near Festubert. The attack cost the battalion 16 killed, 92 wounded and 94 missing. He is buried at Festubert Cemetery.
Group of Five: £295

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Transvaal 68261 DVR. R. WATSON. R.F.A.  £110
Clasps confirmed on roll.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Paardeberg/Driefontein/ Johannesburg/Diamond Hill/Wittebergen 27880 GNR: T. MURPHY. 82ND BTY., R.F.A.
King's South Africa Medal        South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 27880 GNR: T. MURPHY. R.F.A.
Thomas Murphy was born in Dublin and served in the Boer War with 82nd
Battery. His MIC shows entitlement to only the British War Medal. He died in the U.K. 28th January 1915 while serving with 101st Battery R.F.A. and is buried at Bristol Arnos Vale Cemetery. 101st Battery was based in Hyderabad, India during the war.
Pair: £275

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony 97889 BOMB: R. MARCHENT. W.D. R.G.A.
King's South Africa Medal        South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 97889 BOMB: A. MARCHENT. R.G.A.
Alfred Marchent was born in Maidstone and enlisted June 1893, aged 18. Passed Depression Range Finding Specialist course October 1895 and the Position Finding Course in December 1896. Served in South Africa from July 1894 with the District Establishment, Western Division, Cape District. The QSA medal roll is for D.E. R.G.A. Cape of Good Hope and the initial A looks like an R, which explains the mistake in the naming. He was discharged in South Africa in 1905 and settled in Muisenberg, Cape Town, where he died in 1935.
Pair: £225

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Paardeberg/Driefontein /Transvaal 86674 GNR .A. MORPHEY. 65TH BTY: R.F.A.  £125
Amos Morphy. Transvaal not confirmed on roll.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Transvaal/ South Africa 1901/South Africa 1902 183 TPR. W.V. HODGENS. S.A.C.
Natal Medal 1906 TPR: W.V. HODGENS. NATAL POLICE.
William Vernon Hodgens on QSA roll for A Division. Also on roll Headquarters Depot, as HQ183 Pioneer, for both date clasps. Born April 1880, he joined the S.A.C. in May 1901. Transferred to the Reserve in January 1903 and discharged March 1904. Joined the Natal Police. In early 1909 a Mr W.V. Hodgens, detective, sailed from Durban, Natal to Southampton. In 1928 a William Vernon Hodgens was working as a clerk in Staffordshire.
Pair: £295

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Tugela Heights/Relief of Ladysmith /Laing's Nek/Belfast  16358 BOMB F.H. THURSTON, S.D. R.G.A.   £200
Frank Henry Thurston was born in Worcester and enlisted September 1896, aged 23. Served in Malta. South Africa (with 16 Coy. December 1899 to January 1904), Mauritius, Gibraltar. To France July 1915 with 25 Siege Battery. Army Long Service Good Conduct Medal, April 1915. Home June 1916. Appointed BQMS February 1917. Discharged January 1919.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/South Africa 1901/ South Africa 1902 2806 GNR: E. TINSLEY. R.H.A. £125  SOLD
1891 census there is a Gunner Edward Tinsley, Royal Artillery.

Queen's South Africa Medal Cape Colony/Orange Free State/Belfast 8089 PTE A. BAILLIE, VOL: COY RL: SCOTS.  £195
Served with 1st
Volunteer Service Company, Royal Scots. These men were enlisted from the Edinburgh City Rifle Volunteer Corps for service in South Africa. They left for South Africa on 17 February 1900. Also entitled to South Africa 1901 clasp.

Queen's South Africa Medal Talana/Defence of Ladysmith/Orange Free State/Transvaal/Laing's Nek/South Africa 1901 13217 GNR: W. DENTON. R.F.A.   £425  
William Denton was born in Didcot and enlisted January 1896, aged 21. Served in South Africa May 1897 to October 1901 with 69th
Battery, India to March 1905. Awarded Army Long Service Good Conduct Medal 1914. In December 1914 posted to 8th Reserve Battery, R.F.A. and spent the war in the U.K. Discharged January 1919.