A Small Collection of Medals to the Wiltshire Regiment

Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £75

Estimate: £60 - £80

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (3510 Pte. W. J. Paul, Wiltshire Regt.) slight edge bruising, jeweller’s mark to obverse, about very fine £60-80


William James Paul was born in Henbury, near Bristol, Gloucestershire. A Blacksmith by occupation, he attested for the Wiltshire Regiment at Bristol on 6 March 1893, aged 19 years, 9 months. With the 1st Battalion he served in the East Indies, February 1896-March 1902; then with the 2nd Battalion he served in South Africa, March-September 1902. Transferred to the Army Reserve in February 1903, he was discharged in March 1909. With copied service papers.