The McAlister and Bassage Family Medals

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Date of Auction: 28th February 2018

Sold for £320

Estimate: £160 - £200

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Defence of Ladysmith (575 Tpr: W. F. Bassage. Natal Carbnrs:) nearly extremely fine £160-200


Walter Frederick Bassage was born in August 1882, son of John Thomas Bassage (See Lot 249). He died of enteric fever at Ntombi Spruit camp, Ladysmith, on 24 December 1899.