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

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Date of Auction: 25th & 26th June 2014

Sold for £190

Estimate: £120 - £160

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal (3811 Pte. C. Strank, 2nd Dragoons) edge bruising, contact marks, nearly very fine £120-160


3811 Private C. Strank, 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) was taken prisoner at Uitval Nek, 11 July 1900. Later released. With copied casualty extract (published casualty roll lists him as ‘J. Strand’) and copied roll extract (name given as ‘C. Shank’). This latter also lists him as serving in the 2nd Dragoon Guards. Also copied details of the action at Uitval Nek (Zilikat’s Nek).