The Barrett J. Carr Collection of Boer War Medals

Date of Auction: 22nd July 2016

Sold for £240

Estimate: £240 - £280

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Rhodesia, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (2469 Trpr. F. C. Edwards, New Zealand M.R.), dated clasp attached by wire rivets, good very fine £240-280


Frederick Cutten Edwards, a shepherd from Wellington, New Zealand, attested for the 5th N.Z. Contingent and was embarked in the S.S. Waimate in March 1900. A member of No. 13 Company, he served in Rhodesia, in addition to other operations, and was discharged in October 1902. He died in Wellington in October 1933 and is buried in Bolten Street Cemetery; sold with copied research and roll confirmation - he was sent his ‘South Africa 1901’ clasp in 1908.