QSA. Boer War. Frederick Gill. Cheshire Regiment. Newcastle under Lyme. Staffordshire.


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Queens south Africa medal on replacement ribbon with .

Johannesburg / orange free state  / Cape colony clasps ( also awarded sa 1901 clasp not with medal ) .

Frederick was born c1866 outside Newcastle under Lyme in Staffordshire,  a labourer by occupation.

He joined the Cheshire Regiment at Chester 9th August 1884 aged 18 years .

Previous service in 3rd North Staffordshire regt ( militia ) .

He served at home / Egypt / East indies  / India and home .

Briefly discharged in 1896 he rejoined and went out to South Africa to participate in the Anglo boer war.

He was awarded the 3 clasps inc and on a separate roll the 1901 clasp which was probably sent after and he never had it mounted as is often the case .

He was finally discharged 6th August 1901 time expired and paid a £5 war gratuity.

Named to 1135 pte f Gill Cheshire regt .

(Some eks naming not effected)

Comes with a print out of rolls confirming entitlement and some copy service record .



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