A Collection of Queen’s South Africa Medals to the Royal Navy
Date of Auction: 3rd December 2020
Sold for £170
Estimate: £100 - £140
FootnoteApproximately 76 no clasp Queen’s South Africa Medals awarded to H.M.S. Rattler.
John Chesney was born in Kirkcudbright, Scotland, on 21 June 1879 and joined the Royal Navy on 13 October 1900. He joined H.M.S. Rattler on 14 February 1901, and served in her during the Boer War. Advanced Leading Carpenter’s Crew on 14 June 1903, he was shore discharged, time expired, on 21 December 1912.
Sold with copied service record and medal roll extract.