A Small Collection of Medals to the Wiltshire Yeomanry

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Date of Auction: 25th March 2014

Sold for £120

Estimate: £120 - £160

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (27642 Pte. W. Wicks, 1st Coy Imp. Yeo.) some edge bruising, very fine £120-160


William Wicks was born near Chippenham, Wiltshire. A Groom by occupation, he attested for short service with the Imperial Yeomanry at Chippenham on 21 February 1901, aged 20 years, 10 months. Posted to the 1st (Wiltshire) Company, 1st Battalion Imperial Yeomanry, he served in South Africa, 14 March 1901-27 August 1902. He was discharged at Aldershot on 3 September 1902 having completed his period of service. With copied service papers.