The Barrett J. Carr Collection of Boer War Medals

Date of Auction: 22nd July 2016

Sold for £300

Estimate: £140 - £160

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3763 Pte. D. McInnes, N. Zealand M.R.), dated clasps attached by unofficial rivets, edge bruise, very fine £140-160


Donald McInnes, who was a boilermaker from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, attested for the 6th N.Z. Contingent and was embarked in the S.S. Cornwall in January 1901. A member of No. 20 Company, he served variously in Cape Colony, Orange Free State and the Transvaal and was discharged in May 1902; he was sent his two dated clasps in 1907; sold with copied research and roll confirmation.