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

Date of Auction: 9th May 2018

Sold for £190

Estimate: £140 - £180

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, unofficial rivets between state clasps and date clasp (29443 Pte. J. Miller. 20th. Coy. Imp: Yeo:) extremely fine £140-180


James Millar was born in Dundee, Forfar, in 1879 and attested for the Imperial Yeomanry at Cupar on 26 February 1901. He served with the 20th (Fife and Forfar Light Horse) Company, 6th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa during the Boer War from 16 March 1901, and died of dysentery at Blomfontein on 19 May 1901, after 83 days’ service.