Anglo Boer War QSA & KSA. William Miles. Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Great Bookham, Dorking.

£230.00

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A Anglo Boer War pair of medals to rws regiment .

Queens south Africa medal with orange free state and transvaal clasps. named 5856 pte f miles rl wt Surrey regt ( slight slack in suspender ).

Kings south Africa medal with south Africa 1901 and 1902 clasps named 5856 pte f miles the Queens. ( some slackness to swivel suspender ).

Both medals have light ek naming unaffected.

Frederick miles was horn c1880 at great Bookham near Dorking in Surrey.

A carter by occupation he enlisted aged 18nin November 1898 .

He is noted in 1904 as serving in b company 1st Battalion Queens Royal West Surrey Reg.

His father Henry lived at this time at Venus cottages , Venus Road,  gt Bookham.

After service in south Africa during the war he was stationed in India.

He joined reserves in 1907 and was discharged in November 1910 .

1911 a farm labourer living at thatchers hotch,  ranmore, great Bookham.

He rejoined for ww1 serving as 240594 I Royal garrison artillery,

34077 Norfolk regt & 429 company Labour as 40594 .

Living at 3 beckley cottages , great Bookham.

More research needed but a nice pair to a desirable unit.

 

Anglo Boer War QSA & KSA. William Miles. Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Great Bookham, Dorking.
£230.00

Availability: 1 in stock

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