A Collection of Queen’s South Africa Medals to the Royal Navy

Date of Auction: 3rd December 2020

Sold for £120

Estimate: £100 - £140

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (C. Fuller. Sto. H.M.S. Barracouta.) small impressed naming, minor edge bruising, very fine £100-£140


Approximately 262 no clasp Queen’s South Africa Medals awarded to H.M.S. Barracouta.

Charles William Fuller was born in Stonar, Kent, on 22 October 1874 and joined the Royal Navy on 2 January 1894. Promoted Stoker on 15 September of that year, he joined H.M.S. Barracouta on 1 April 1898 and served in her during the Boer War. Advanced Stoker Petty Officer on 1 July 1906, he was invalided out of the service on 9 November 1911.

Sold with copied service record and medal roll extract.