Orders, Decorations and Medals (25 September 2008)

Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £580

Estimate: £500 - £600

Three: Private G. Cartwright, Devonshire Regiment

India General Service 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (3431 Pte., 1st Bn. Devon. Regt.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith, Belfast (3431 Pte., Devon. Regt.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps (3431 Pte., Devon. Regt.) initial given as ‘C’ on last, slight contact marks, very fine and better (3) £500-600


3431 Private George Cartwright, 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment, was slightly wounded, receiving a gunshot wound to the arm, at Karappa, 25 October 1897. Five members of the battalion were wounded in that action.