Medals from the Collection of the late Mike Minton

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Date of Auction: 8th December 1994

Sold for £680

Estimate: £400 - £500

A Boer War D.C.M. pair awarded to Corporal A. Scattergood, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (Malta Mounted Infantry)

DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL, E.VII.R. (5930 Corpl., R. Warwick. Regt.); QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, S.A. 1901, S.A. 1902 (Corpl., Rl. Warwick. Regt. M.I.) very fine (2)

Footnote

Ex Elson 1963.

D.C.M., London Gazette, 11 October, 1901, details 3 December 1901: Lance-Corporal Scattergood, 3rd Bn. Warwickshire Regiment (Mounted Infantry). Behaved most gallantly at Voorvitzicht, Orange River Colony, on 10 September 1901, in covering 2 wounded Officers remaining alone to protect them, and although himself wounded, succeeded in keeping enemy off. Promoted Corporal by Commander-in-Chief.