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

Date of Auction: 3rd December 2020

Sold for £300

Estimate: £240 - £280

Five: Able Seaman F. J. Walters, H.M.S. Partridge, Royal Navy

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (F. Walters, A.B., H.M.S. Partridge.) small impressed naming; 1914-15 Star (192074 F. J. Walters, A.B., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (192074. F. J. Walters. A.B. R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (192074. F. J. Walters, A.B. H.M.S. Vengeance.) edge bruise to first, otherwise good very fine (5) £240-£280


Approximately 150 no clasp Queen’s South Africa Medals awarded to H.M.S. Partridge.

Frederick John Walters was born in Dover, Kent, on 30 August 1880 and joined the Royal Navy as a Boy 2nd Class on 5 January 1897. He joined H.M.S. Partridge on 4 May 1899, was promoted Able Seaman on 31 July 1899, and served in her during the Boer War. He joined H.M.S. Vengeance on 14 February 1913, was awarded his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on 29 September 1913, and remained in her for the first year of the Great War, before subsequently serving in various shore based establishments. He was shore pensioned on 28 October 1920.

Sold with copied service record and medal roll extracts.