Orders, Decorations and Medals (12 June 1991)

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Date of Auction: 12th June 1991

Sold for £1,000

Estimate: £1,150 - £1,250

SOUTH AFRICA 1877-9, 1 clasp, 1877-8-9 (550 Pte. W. Dobbs, 1/24th Foot), small edge bruise, othe rwise good very fine


Private William Dobbs was killed in action at Isandhlwana on 22 January, 1879. He attested for the 24th Foot at Monmouth on 1 February, 1875, aged 21 years. His effects were claimed by his mother, brothers and sisters.