A Collection of Medals to the Royal Lancaster Regiment

Date of Auction: 25th June 2014

Sold for £90

Estimate: £60 - £80

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Natal (5462 .... G. W. Ekins, R. Lanc. Regt.) rank erased, good very fine


George William Ekins was born in Amballa, India. He enlisted into the Bedfordshire Regiment as a Boy at Bellary on 7 October 1885, aged 15 years, 4 months. Appointed a Bandsman in October 1889. Transferred to the Royal Lancaster Regiment in August 1897. Served in the East Indies, October 1885-February 1892 and in South Africa, December 1899-January 1901. Returning to England, he was discharged as medically unfit on 15 November 1901.

With copied service papers.