Queens South Africa Medal. Clifford. Yorkshire Light infantry.


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Correctly named medal 5638 Corpl T Clifford Yorkshire L I

All clasps are confirmed on rolls. South Africa 1901; SouthAfrica 1902; Transvaal; Orange Free State; Cape Colony

Some of the rivets are unofficial although contemporary, please see the pics

The 2nd Battalion was in South Africa when the war broke out, having been brought from Mauritius, and was employed at strategical points in Cape Colony until Lord Methuen was ready to advance.  They then formed part of the 9th Brigade along with the 1st Northumberland Fusiliers, half of the 1st Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, and the 2nd Northampton Regiment.

The regiment fought with distinction throughout the campaign.



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