A Collection of Medals Relating to the 1st Anglo-Boer War 1880-81

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Date of Auction: 11th December 2019

Sold for £650

Estimate: £600 - £700

Pair: Private Francis Mayors, 94th Foot

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879 (2046 Pte. F. Mayors. 94th Foot.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., small letter reverse (647. Pte. F. Mayors. Conn: Rang.) the first with a few edge nicks, otherwise good very fine (2) £600-£700


Francis Mayors enlisted with the 65th Brigade Depot, transferring to the 94th Foot on 2 January 1879, regimental number 2046. He served in the latter stages of the Boer War and in the Transvaal War of 1880-81, during which he was besieged at Standerton. The musters confirm his new regimental number 647 in April 1884. He was discharged on 6 September 1899. Sold with some muster details.