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

Date of Auction: 25th March 1997

Sold for £230

Estimate: £100 - £120

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Ladysmith (4838 Pte. J. Haran, Lanc. Fus.) extremely fine


John Haran was born in Keighley, Yorkshire, and enlisted at Halifax for the Ist Battalion, aged 18 years. He served with the 2nd Battalion in the Boer War, was wounded at Venters Spruit, 17 January 1900, captured at Spion kop, 24 January 1900, later released, and died of Enteric Fever at Estcourt, South Africa, on 2 June 1900.