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QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL : 61ST.COY : 17TH. IMPERIAL YEOMANRY (SOUTH IRISH) :

Bars, 'Cape Colony', 'RHODESIA', 'South Africa 1901' (last bar loose on ribbon), officially impressed naming - 11193 Tpr. W. SNOW, 61st.Coy. 17th.Impl:Yeo:(South Irish : Dublin) : (WILLIAM GEORGE SNOW - Born in the Parish of Kells, County Meath, Ireland around 1870, a farmer by occupation : Attested for the Imperial Yeomanry on 10 January 1900 and served in South Africa with 61st. Company, 17th. Battalion in 1900 and 1901 : Subsequently found to be medically unfit for further service and was discharged at Shorncliffe on 21 June 1901 : Died of pneumonia at Kells, County Meath, Ireland on 13 December 1902, at just 32 years of age : First two bars authorised on Medal Roll dated 6 June 1901 : A Supplementary Medal Roll dated 28 August 1903 authorised the award of the bar for 'South Africa 1901' by which time the recipient was deceased.) : Sold with verification, copy Service/Discharge Papers and copy Death Certificate : Scarce NEF - £495