A Collection of Queen’s South Africa Medals for the Relief of Mafeking and Kimberley

Date of Auction: 16th July 2020

Sold for £280

Estimate: £160 - £200

Pair: Private W. Ember, Essex Regiment

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (5094 Pte. W. Ember, 1st. Essex Regt.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (5094 Pte. W. Ember. Essex Regt.) edge bruising and contact marks, nearly very fine (2) £160-£200

Footnote

Provenance: Dix & Webb, March 1996.

W. Ember attested for the Essex Regiment and served with the 1st Battalion in South Africa during the Boer War. He was reported missing in action at the Battle of Paardeberg on 18 February 1900.