A Collection of Queen’s South Africa Medals to the Imperial Yeomanry

Date of Auction: 9th May 2018

Sold for £600

Estimate: £180 - £220

Pair: Trooper W. Garrard, Imperial Yeomanry

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902, unofficial rivets between state and date clasps (22871 Tpr: W. Garrad [sic]. 10th. Coy. Imp: Yeo:); Yorkshire Imperial Yeomanry Medal 1900-1902, 3rd Battalion, South Africa 1901-1902 (22871 W. Garrard.) edge bruising, good fine, the QSA better (2) £180-220


Walter Garrard was born at Crowland, Lincolnshire, in 1880 and attested for the Imperial Yeomanry at Doncaster on 22 January 1901. He served with the 10th (Sherwood Rangers) Company, 3rd Battalion Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa during the Boer War from 11 February 1901 to 23 August 1902, and was discharged at Aldershot on 30 August 1902, after 1 year and 221 days’ service.