Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (25 & 26 March 2014)

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Date of Auction: 25th & 26th March 2014

Sold for £160

Estimate: £120 - £150

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (5482 Pte. A. Walker, Wilts. Regt.) last clasp loose, minor edge bruising, good fine; King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps (5021 Pte. W. G. Strugnell, Wiltshire Regt.) edge bruising, contact marks, good fine (2) £120-150

Footnote

Private A. Walker, 2nd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment, died of enteric fever at Naauwpoort on 15 February 1901. His name is commemorated on the Boer War Memorial in Salisbury Cathedral. With copied research.

William George Strugnell was born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, lived at West Lavington, Wiltshire and enlisted at Devizes. Serving in the 1st Battalion Wiltshire Regiment, he was killed in action, France/Flanders, 26 September 1915. He was buried in the Brandenhoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. With copied research.