A Small Collection of Medals to the Wiltshire Regiment

Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £90

Estimate: £80 - £100

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (3804 Pte. G. Thatcher, 2nd Wilts. Regt.) some contact marks, very fine £80-100


Private George Thatcher, 2nd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment, died of enteric fever at Naauwpoort on 26 March 1900. His name is commemorated on the Boer War Memorial, Salisbury Cathedral. He was the son of Albert and Annie Thatcher, of Little Chalfield, Bradford-on-Avon. With copied roll extract and other research.