A Fine Collection of Boer War Medals

Date of Auction: 19th September 2013

Sold for £300

Estimate: £300 - £350

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Relief of Mafeking, Orange Free State, Transvaal (88324 Cpl. H. W. Loftus, M Bty., R.H.A.) scratch on Queen’s cheek, contact marks, nearly very fine £300-350


Two sections of “M” Battery served with the Flying Column at the Relief of Mafeking. With copied roll extract - entitled to the clasp, ‘South Africa 1901’. Also with copied m.i.c. showing that Warrant Officer 1st Class Harry W. Loftus, Royal Garrison Artillery, served in the Great War and was awarded the British War Medal and Silver War Badge.