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

Date of Auction: 25th March 1997

Sold for £260

Estimate: £120 - £140

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Ladysmith (3503 Pte. J. Kearns, Lanc. Fus.) nearly extremely fine


John Kearns was born in Bombay and enlisted in the 2nd Battalion on 3 November 1890 at Bolton, aged 18 years. He was killed in action at Venters Spruit on January 20th, 1900.