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QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL, 71ST.COY. 18TH. IMPERIAL YEOMANRY (SHARPSHOOTERS) :

Bars, 'Cape Colony', 'RHODESIA', 'Orange Free State', 'Transvaal', 'South Africa 1901' (last bar loose on ribbon) : impressed naming, with official correction to 'Tpr.' - 12766 Tpr. A.H. JONES, 71st.Coy. 18th. Impl. Yeo : (Imperial Yeomanry) : (ARTHUR HENRY JONES - Born around 1875 at Tamworth, Staffordshire, a seed merchant by occupation on the date he attested at Malvern for the Mounted Volunteer Sharpshooters, 27 February 1900 : Posted to 71st. Company, 18th.Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry he served in South Africa from 6 April 1900 : He was KILLED IN ACTION at Meiringspoort on 31 January 1901 : He was the only man killed during this engagement, although two other Troopers were severely wounded and the Officer in command of the patrol, Lieutenant G.H.S. FOWKE, together with four other Troopers were taken prisoner.) : Sold with verification; copy Service Papers and copy Casualty Roll entry : A rare medal to a casualty of the Imperial Yeomanry serving in Rhodesia - Generally GVF - £695