A Collection of Medals to the Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Date of Auction: 23rd June 2021

Sold for £240

Estimate: £300 - £400

Pair: Colour Sergeant A. Dawson, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

India General Service 1854-95, 1 clasp, Hazara 1891 (2482 Lce. Corpl. A. Dawson 1st. Bn. R.W.Fus.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (2482 Col. Sej: A. Dawson R: Welsh Fus:) minor contact marks, good very fine (2) £300-£400


Arthur Dawson was born near Manchester and attested for service in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers at Wrexham on 31 May 1889. He was appointed a Lance Corporal in the 2nd Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers on 17 February 1890, and was advanced to Colour Sergeant on 2 December 1889. He served in India for over 7 years and participated in the Hazara Expedition of 1891, and then served in South Africa during the Boer War, also receiving the King’s South Africa Medal. He was discharged on 30 May 1902.