A Small Collection of Medals to the Wiltshire Regiment

Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £190

Estimate: £120 - £150

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902 (2), 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (3057 Pte. G. Webb, 2nd Wilts. Regt.; 1716 Pte. G. Eades, 2nd Wilts Regt.) first with minor edge bruising, very fine; second nearly very fine (2) £120-150


George Webb was born in Newtown, Hungerford, Berkshire. Living in Foxfield, Marlborough, Wiltshire and working as a Labourer, he attested for the Wiltshire Militia at Marlborough on 16 December 1889, aged 18 years, 4 months. Having served in South Africa, he was discharged as medically unfit for further service on 3 September 1901. With copied service papers.