A Small Collection of Medals to the Wiltshire Yeomanry

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Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £95

Estimate: £100 - £140

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (83 Pte. G. Bushell, 2nd Coy. 1st Impl. Yeo.) extremely fine £100-140


George Edward Henry Bushell lived at Atworth, Wiltshire. Serving with the 2nd (Wiltshire) Company, 1st Battalion Imperial Yeomanry, he died of disease at Ladybrand, O.F.S. on 26 August 1900, aged 27 years. His name is commemorated on the Boer War Memorial in Salisbury Cathedral and in Bradford-on-Avon Parish Church. With copied research.