Orders, Decorations and Medals (8 February 2010)

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Date of Auction: 8th February 2010

Sold for £1,090

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Defence of Mafeking, Transvaal (5 Serjt. J. L. Parker, S.A.C.) good very fine £800-1000


Sergeant James Law Parker served in the Reserve Division, South African Constabulary, and was one of the 4 officers and 10 other ranks of the S.A.C. to be awarded the ‘Defence of Mafeking’ clasp. He also served as ‘Corporal 388’ in the Protectorate Regiment. Through his service in the latter regiment, he was also entitled to the ‘Orange Free State’ clasp. With copied roll extracts and copied record of service.