The Collection of Medals formed by Dr A W Stott (25 March 1997)

Date of Auction: 25th March 1997

Sold for £330

Estimate: £250 - £300

Four: Private T. Fleming, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
Queen’s Sudan 1896
(5367 Pte. T. Fleming, 2/Lan. Fus.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (5367 Pte. J. Flemming, Lanc. Fus.) note initial and spelling of surname; King’s South Africa, 2 clasps (5637 Pte. T. Fleming, Lanc. Fus.); Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum (5637 Pte. T. Fleming, 2nd L.F.) contact marks, therefore nearly very fine (4)


Thomas Fleming was born at Egremont, Cumbria, and attested at Bury on 24 December 1895, aged 19 years. He was wounded at the battle of Spion Kop and mentioned in Lord Roberts’ despatch dated 4 September 1901.