A Small Collection of Medals to the Wiltshire Regiment

Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £130

Estimate: £120 - £160

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902 (2), no clasp (6366 Pte. F. Cabell, Wilts. Regt.; 4341 Pte. J. Snook, Wilts. Regt.) generally extremely fine (2) £120-160


James Snook was born and lived in Tisbury, Wiltshire. Employed as a Stone Cutter, he attested for the Wiltshire Militia on 15 November 1893, aged 18 years, 7 months. With the 3rd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment he served on St. Helena guarding Boer prisoners-of-war, 20 June 1901-April 1902. With copied service papers.