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QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-4 CLASPS INCLUDING TALANA-WOODS-KINGS ROYAL RIFLE CORPS-TAKEN PRISONER NATALQueens South Africa Medal, clasps: CAPE COLONY/TALANA/ORANGE FREE STATE/TRANSVAAL.
Named to: 1084 PTE H WOODS K.R.R.C.
Medal about extremely fine.
Herbert Woods was born in Liverpool,Lancashire in 1880.He enlisted for the K.R.R.C.on 25th August, 1898.He served South Africa, Malta and Egypt.He was finally discharged under the terms of his engagement in 1910.His Queens South Africa Medal and clasps are confimed on the roll and his papers.He is noted as "prisoner Natal" on the casualty roll but no date given.Papers available online.
Code: 52112Price: 345.00 GBP
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-MURTON- NORFOLK REGIMENT.Queens South Africa Medal,(clear ghost dates) clasps: RELEIF OF KIMBERLEY/PAARDEBERG/JOHANNESBERG.
Named to: 4964 PTE G.MURTON NORFOLK REGT.
Medal about very fine or better,with an edge bruise.
George William Murton was born in the paish of St.Giles,Norwich about 1882.He was serving with the 4th Militia Battalio of the Norfolk Regiment, when he enlited in the Norfolk Regiment proper on 2nd July, 1898,trade given as a Boot finisher, and living at Red Lion Yard.He was off to South Africa on 4th January 1900He transferred to the reserve in 1906,but re-engaged for another 4 years in 1910.He was discharged on termination of his engagement on 1st Jaly, 1914.He died in 1954 aged 72.
Comes with extensive reseach,including copied service papers, census returns, etc.etc.and a very well written synopsis of his life and career.
Code: 52111Price: 150.00 GBP
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-WICK-NORFOLK REGIMENTQueens South Africa Medal,clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/TRANSVAAL.Medal named to: 5185 PTE.F.WICK NORFOK REGT.
Medal about very fine, with some contact wear.
Frederick Wick was born in Fincham around 1875.In 1881 he was living with his family at Bridge Road,Stow, Downham Market.Frederick was serving in the 3rd Militia Battalion whe he attested in Norwich for the Norfolk Regiment on 13th April 1899.During his training he suffered a hernia in the gymnasium,which resulted in him being hospitalised.He travelled to South Africa.Having returned home and transferred to the reserve,Frederick was living at Malt House Row, Wareham near Stoke Ferry when, in January 1909 he applied to transfer to the R.A.M.C.,where he was found medically unfit, but suitable for the R.A.M.C.
Comes with copied service record, census returns,etc.,and a well written synopsis of his service.
Code: 52109Price: 135.00 GBP
AFGHANISTAN MEDAL-GILLARD-2/9TH FOOTAghanistan 1878-79-80 Medal,clasp: KABUL (not entitled)
Named to: 2284 PTE J GILLARD 2/9TH FOOT.
Medal about very fine.
John Gillard was born in Sticklpath,near the town of Aakhampton,Deven in 1845.He enlisted in the 28th foot in Devonport on 1st June, 1865.He served in Hong Kong and Singapore, and he was convicted and imprisoned for drunkenness on three occasions.On the 29th November,1879 he was transferred to the 31st Brigade and the 9th foot.He served in India and Afghanistan, qulifying for the medal, but not the clasp.After a spell in hospital, he was invalided to England,where he was discharged as no longer fit for duty 10th June 1884.
Comes with copied service papers,census returns, etc.etc.,and a synopsis of his Army career.
Code: 52110Price: 200.00 GBP
QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-KNIGHTS-2ND VOLUNTEER COMPANY NORFOLK REGIMENTQueens South Africa Medal,(Ghost dates) clasps: CAPE COLONY/ORANGE FREE STATE/JOHANNESBERG/SOUTH AFRICA 1901.
Named to: 5503 CPL W.KNIGHTS.2ND VB NORFOLK REGT.
Medal about good very fine.
William Knights was born in Lowestoft in 1881.He joined the Norfolk Regiment in Norwich on 19th January 1900, and is shown as serving with the 2nd V.B.Norfolk Regt. Joining the Norfolk Volunteer Company,he was promoted to Lance Corporal on 29th January 1900.William went to South Africa on 11th February 1900 transferring to the 2nd Battalion.He was discharged on 23rd May,1901.
Comes with copied service papers,census returns,etc.etc.and a synopsis of his service
AFGHANISTAN-1878-79-80 MEDAL-TO GRIFFIN 2/9TH FOOTAfghanistan Medal 1877-78-79 clasp: KABUL.(not entitled) Named to: 1210 PTE A GRIFFIN 2/9TH FOOT. MedaL about Good very fine.
Adam Griffin was born in Stiffkey near Wells in 1854.The 1871 census shows him as serving as an ordinary seaman aboard the Newcastle packet of Blakeney,but later stated that he was employed as a Groom,and serving in the Norfolk Militia,when he attested for the regular Army in Great Yarmouth on 16th May 1876.Joining the 31st Brigade.he was transferred to the 2/9th Foot and on 20 September 1878, and was off to India.He returned home on 24th March,1882, transferring to the reserve on 28th May, but back with the Colours on 2nd August finally returning to the reserve on on 7th February 1883.He was discharged on 15th May, 1888.
On the 1891 census, he is show as living at North Walsham.
Comes with copied papers,census returns,and a synopsis of his service.
The clasp looks not to have been added,and was probably issued in error,as there are other Griffins on the roll entitled to the clasp.
Code: 52106Price: 200.00 GBP
AFGHANISTAN MEDAL 1877-78-79-CLASP KABUL-TO HEYWOOD-2/9TH FOOTAfghanistan Medal,1877-78-79 clasp: KABUL.(Medal and clasp confirmed on roll)
Named to: 1581 PTE E.HEYWOOD.2/9TH FOOT.
Medal about extremely fine.
Charles Heywood was born in Banbury,Oxfordshire about 1857.
He was a Butcher by trade when he enlisted into the 31st Brigade in Norwich in 1877.He passed a signalling course,and transferred to the 2/9th Foot on 20th September, 1878,and was straight off to India.
He served in Aghanistan in 1879,and spent 9 days in Hospital due to an accidental wound.The following year, he was in hospital in Kabul for 11 days with jaundice.The next year he was in hospital again in Subathu forv 59 days with Gonorrhea.He returned home fro m Jumna on 19th December 1883,before transferring to the reserve on Christmas day.He was discharged in Norwich,with good character on 9th November 1889.
Comes with copied papers, census returns, etc.etc.and a synopsis of his service.
TURKISH CRIMEA MEDAL CLAYTON 9TH REGTTurkish Crimea Medal, Sardinia issue (LA CRIMEA)
Named to: 2691 R CLAYTON 1ST BN 9TH REGT.
Medal about very fine.
Robert Clayton was born in Rich Hill,Kimere County Armagh.He attested for the 9th Foot at Armagh on 27th May aged 21.
He served in the Crimea,and is entitled to a 2 clasp Crimea Medal.
He additionally served in Canada,The Ionian Islands,Gibraltar, and the Cape Of Good Hope.
He served for 21 years,45 days.He died in 1891 at Thornaby,Middlesbrough.
Comes with copied service papers,census returns, etc.
Code: 52097Price: 130.00 GBP
INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL CLASP HAZARA 1888- TO BROWN-NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS-SERVED IN THE 15TH CO IMPERIAL YEOMANRY (NORTHUMBERLAND) IN THE BOER WARIndia General Service Medal,clasp HAZARA 1888 Named to:
1098 PTE H BROWN 2ND BN.NORTH'D FUS
Medal about very fine,a little contact wear on obverse.
Henderson Brown was born in Bailaw,Newcastle upon Tyne,and enlisted in the Northumberland Fusiliers on 26th August 1885.
He served at home,and India, qualifying for the I.G.S. with Hazara 1888 clasp and was discharged in 1897.He re-attested for the 15th Company Imperial Yeomanry(Northumberland) on 9th January 1900 as no 3254.He served in South Africa,and was awarded the Queens South Africa Medal, clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State Transvaal and South Africa 1901.
Comes with copied Medal roll,papers available online
Code: 52059Price: 240.00 GBP
INDIA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL CLASP PERSIA TO CAPTAIN JAMES DENNIS DE VITRE 26TH REGIMENT BOMBAY NATIVE INFANTRYIndia General Service Medal, clasp: PERSIA
Named to:CAPT. J.D.DE VITRE 26TH REGT BOMBAY N.I.
Medal about good very fine, and toned.
Appointed Ensign May 1835
Appointed Lieutenant 13th November 1839
Captain 25th February 1847
Retired 13th October 1857
Died 8th March 1869
In 1836 he is listed as Deputy Paymaster at Mhow
Code: 52038Price: 650.00 GBP
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