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Lot 3554    SESSION 8 (2.00PM THURSDAY 30TH JULY)    W Woolmore Collection - Singles

Estimate $500
SOLD $600

QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL 1899, (type 3 reverse), - four clasps - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill. 7047 Serjt: T.B.Neary. Loch's Horse. Impressed. KSA riband attached to ribbon, hairlines and some text scratched onto right side of obverse, otherwise good very fine.

Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 54 (lot 4188).

Clasp entitlement confirmed on medal roll for Ross Gun Regiment. Note: Actually titled Ross Machine Gun Battery, this was a unit raised by Sir Charles Ross and it is recorded in official archives under Loch's Horse.

Orange River Scouts medal roll indicates entitlement to King's South Africa Medal 1902.

Thomas Bartholomew Neary, baker, age 36, born in New Zealand; Enl.06Apr1900 in Reserves Squadron; to Ross Guns (Loch's Horse) 25Apr1900 under serial number 7047; Disch.15Oct1900 as Gunner at expiration of service, wife's address recorded as Young St, City, Sydney, NSW; Enl.12Nov1900 at Cape Town in C.C.B.G. (Commander-in-Chief's Body Guard) under serial number 22260; Disch.25Sep1901 as Corporal on disbandment of regiment; address after discharge listed as Paddington Barracks, Sydney, NSW, Australia; to Peninsula Horse 29Oct1901 to 24Dec1901 under serial number 1159; to (Neylan's) Orange River Scouts 07Apr1902 to 31May1902 under serial number 190.

With research.

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