A Collection of Medals to the Hampshire Regiment

Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £950

Estimate: £380 - £420

Four: Private A. Parvin, Hampshire Regiment

India General Service 1854-95, 3 clasps, Burma 1885-7, Burma 1887-89, Burma 1889-92 (1631 Pte., 2d Bn. Hamps. R.) unofficial connections between clasps; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Johannesburg (1631 Pte., 2 Hampshire Regt.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps (1631 Pte., Hampshire Regt.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (1631 Pte., Hamps. Regt.) edge bruising and contact marks, nearly very fine (4) £380-420


Alfred Parvin was born in Portsmouth. A Carter by occupation, he attested for the Hampshire Regiment at Portsmouth on 19 February 1885, aged 19 years. With them he served in the East Indies, January 1886-November 1888; Burma, November 1888-January 1891; East Indies, January 1891-October 1898; South Africa, January 1900-September 1902; Malta, September 1903-December 1905; Bermuda, December 1905-June 1907. Parvin was discharged at Woolwich on 12 July 1907 having been found unfit for further service. With copied service and discharge papers.