A Collection of Awards for the Boer War formed by Doug Jenkins

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Date of Auction: 27th September 2017

Sold for £260

Estimate: £240 - £280

Pair: Private W. R. King, Devonshire Regiment

India General Service 1895-1902, 2 clasps, Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (3090 Pte. W. R. King. 1st. Bn. Devon Regt.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Natal (3090 Pte. R. W. King. Devon: Regt.) nearly extremely fine (2) £240-280


W. R. King served with the 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment on the North-West Frontier of India 1897-98, and then with the 2nd Battalion in South Africa during the Boer War. He was invalided home on 7 April 1900.