QUEENS SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL-RIVERS-NORFOLK REGIMENT-
Queens South Africa Medal,(1st type reverse)
clasps: TRANSVAAL/SOUTH AFRICA 1902.
Named to: 4446 PTE W RIVERS NORFOLK REGT.
Medal about good very fine,and toned.
William Rivers was born 13th April, 1876 in Beccles, Suffolk, and was living at 10,Newgate Street, Beccles.
He enlisted in the 3rd Militia Bn., Norfolk Regiment on 23rd October, 1895, and was serving with the Norfolk Volunteer Rifles, his address given as Smallgate St., Beccles.He attested for the Norfolk Regiment proper on 11th December,1895.He served in India and South Africa,tranferring to the reserve on 10th February, 1903.He died in the district of Lothingland in 1955.