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LIEUTENANT-COLONEL REGINALD BROOKE: IMPERIAL YEOMANRY FORMERLY LIFE GUARDS:

Queen's South Africa Medal, bars, 'Cape Colony','Wittebergen', officially engraved naming - Lt.Col. R.BROOKE, Imp.Yeo. (REGINALD BROOKE - Born 17 September 1854: Granted a Commission, Sub.Lieutenant 102nd.Foot from 5 June 1875: Transferred to 1st.Life Guards 10 February 1877: Lieutenant 5 June 1878: Resigned 11 October 1882: With the outbreak of the South African War he obtained a Commission as Lieutenant & Quartermaster 11th.Battalion,Imperial Yeomanry: Shown as proceeded to South Africa from 28 February 1900, (Officer in Charge of Details,Cape Town): Lieutenant 13 November 1900: Captain (Unattached List) from 1 January 1901: Invalided to England 10 May 1901: Resigned 18 August 1901: Commissioned Lieutenant-Colonel of the newly formed 39th.Battalion,Imperial Yeomanry from 28 February 1902: Returned from South Africa, 22 October 1902 and retired the following day: Mentioned in Lord Roberts' Dispatch - London Gazette 10 September 1901) : Sold with verification copy Army List and London Gazette entries: A scarce medal to the Commanding Officer of an Imperial Yeomanry Battalion: One very small edge bruise otherwise EF - £595