A Small Collection of Medals to the Wiltshire Regiment

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Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £130

Estimate: £90 - £120

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (5343 Pte. J. Gurd, Wilts. Regt.) some contact marks, very fine £90-120


John Gurd was born in Tisbury, Wiltshire. A Labourer by occupation and a member of the 3rd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment, he attested for regular service at Devizes on 5 June 1899, aged 18 years, 4 months. With the 2nd Battalion he served in South Africa, November 1900-May 1903. With copied service papers.