The Barrett J. Carr Collection of Boer War Medals

Date of Auction: 22nd July 2016

Sold for £180

Estimate: £140 - £160

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (7589 Tpr. C. L. Devereux, N.Z.M.R. 9th Cont.), good very fine £140-160


Clement Lawrence Devereux, a clerk from Christchurch, attested as a relief for the 6th and 7th N.Z. Contingents and was finally embarked in the S.S. Cornwall in February 1902. Having seen brief service as a Private in the 9th Contingent in Cape Colony and Orange Free State, he was discharged in August 1902. He died in August 1917 and is buried in Linwood Cemetery; sold with copied research and roll confirmation.