A Small Collection of Medals to the Wiltshire Yeomanry

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Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £110

Estimate: £90 - £120

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Wittebergen, South Africa 1901 (9296 Pte. H. F. Clarke, 2nd Coy 1st Impl. Yeo.) last clasp loose on ribbon, good very fine £90-120


Horace Foster Clarke was born in Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk. A Draper by occupation, he attested for short service with the Imperial Yeomanry at Trowbridge on 16 January 1900, aged 26 years, 1 month. Posted to the 2nd (Wiltshire) Company 1st Battalion Imperial Yeomanry, he served in South Africa, 1 March 1900-10 August 1901. He was discharged at Shorncliffe on 23 October 1901 being found medically unfit for further service. With copied service papers.