Orders, Decorations and Medals (25 September 2008)

Date of Auction: 25th September 2008

Sold for £430

Estimate: £450 - £500

Pair: Private J. Josland, Devonshire Regiment, severely wounded at Elandslaagte, 21 October 1899

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Elandslaagte, Transvaal (4792 Pte., Devon. Regt.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps (4792 Pte., Devon. Regt.) minor edge bruising and contact marks, very fine (2) £450-500

Footnote

4792 Private J. Josland, 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment, was severely wounded at Elandslaagte, 21 October 1899. With a note stating that Jos. Josland (alias Joslin) was born in Crediton and enlisted in January 1897.