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

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Date of Auction: 27th September 2017

Sold for £460

Estimate: £240 - £280

Pair: Lance-Corporal F. S. Brooke, Royal Engineers

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Talana, Defence of Ladysmith, Laing’s Nek, Belfast (737. L/Corpl. F. S. Brooke. R.E.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps (737 2nd. Cpl. F. S. Brooke. R.E.) first with minor official corrections, contact marks, nearly very fine and a scarce clasp combination to unit (2) £240-280

Footnote

F. S. Brooke served with both the 23rd and 43rd Companies, Royal Engineers in South Africa.