Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (23 June 2021)

Date of Auction: 23rd June 2021

Sold for £300

Estimate: £300 - £400

Three: Sergeant J. O’Brien, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (1946 Corl. J. O’Brien, R: Welsh Fus:); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Corpl: J. O’Brien. Rl: Welsh Fus:); Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R.(1946 Sjt. J. O’Brien. R.W.F.) light contact marks, generally very fine and better (3) £300-£400

Footnote

J. O’Brien attested for the Royal Welsh Fusilier and served with them in South Africa and India. Appointed acting schoolmaster at Fort Attock 19 March 1893, he was promoted Corporal on 9 April 1893.