Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Mafeking, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (3615 Pte. B. Moore, Rl. Irish Fus:) edge bruising and contact marks, good fine, scarce to unit £400-£500
B. Moore served in South Africa during the Boer War as one of ‘Barton’s Fusilier Brigade’ which comprised 2nd Royal Fusiliers (2 officers and 27 men), 2nd Royal Irish Fusiliers (1 officer and 20 men), 1st Royal Welsh Fusiliers (1 officer and 25 men), and the 2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers (1 officer and 25 men). With the exception of a very few ‘odd men’ in other units, these were the only Imperial infantry troops present at the relief of Mafeking.