W Woolmore Collection Anglo Boer War Medals - Aust. S
QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL 1899, (type 2 reverse), - three clasps - Cape Colony, Transvaal, Wittebergen. 167 Tpr: A.Atkinson. South Aus: I.B. Impressed. A few light contact marks, otherwise good very fine.
Entitled to South Africa 1901 clasp - a later addition to unit medal roll.
Alfred Atkinson, butcher, age 23, 4th (Imperial Bushmen) Contingent; contingent comprised 12 officers and 222 other ranks; Emb.01May1900; RTA 05Jul1901; Disemb.27Jul1901 at Adelaide, Sth Aust.
On 7 August 1901 a welcome home social was held for Troopers Otto Menzel and Alfred Atkinson of the 4th Contingent at the Aldgate Pump Hotel in Aldgate, South Australia. Gold Maltese crosses of appreciation were prepared for the men but unfortunately Atkinson could not be there to collect his.
With copies of two unit medal rolls.
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