Orders, Decorations & Medals - British Groups
GROUP OF FOUR: Queen's South Africa Medal 1899, - four clasps - Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laings Nek; King's South Africa Medal 1901, - two clasps - South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19. 5237 Pte W.Armitage, Scot: Rifles on first two medals, 42463 Pte. W.Armitage. High.L.I. on last two medals. All medals impressed. Contact marks, otherwise very fine.
Together with Certificate of Discharge dated 4th August 1907 confirming entitlement to first two medals.
Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 76 (lot 3798).
William Armitage, age 15, born at Shoreditch, London, England; Attested at London 03Aug1895; Disch.o4Aug1907 from 2 Bn Scottish Rifles after 12 years service with the trade of musician; WWI service with Highland Light Infantry.
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GROUP OF FOUR: Queen's South Africa Medal 1899, - four clasps - Tugela Heights, Relief ...