A Collection of Queen’s South Africa Medals to Colonial Units

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Date of Auction: 18th July 2018

Sold for £140

Estimate: £80 - £120

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901 (30185 Serjt: A. J. Braidwood. Ashburner’s L.H.) nearly extremely fine, scarce to unit £80-120


A. J. Braidwood served as a Sergeant with Ashburner’s Light Horse during the Boer War. The force was employed chiefly in the Warrenton-Vryburg-Kuruman district, and in the south-west of the Transvaal during the last sixteen months of the war, and saw much hard work and a lot of fighting.

Approximately 126 medals to the unit.