Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (10 November 2021)

Date of Auction: 10th November 2021

Sold for £190

Estimate: £120 - £160

Four: Corporal P. H. E. Bowers, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (6101 Pte. P. Bowers. Oxford: Lt Infy:); 1914-15 Star (8356 Cpl. P. H. E. Bowers, Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (8356 Pte. H. E. Bowers. Oxf. & Bucks. L.I.) very fine (4) £120-£160


Percival Henry Ernest Bowers was born in Oxford in 1881 and attested there for the Oxfordshire Light Infantry on 6 September 1899, having previously served in the Regiment’s 4th (Militia) Battalion. He served with the 1st Battalion in South Africa during the Boer War from 3 August 1901 to 5 March 1902, and saw further service during the Great War.