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Lot 1511    SESSION 6 (9.30AM TUESDAY 31ST AUGUST)    Australian Groups

Estimate $500
SOLD $500

PAIR: Queen's South Africa Medal 1899, (type 3 reverse), - three clasps - Cape Colony, Transvaal, South Africa 1902; British War Medal 1914-18. 5964 Tpr: P.Roy. N.Z.M.R. 8th Cont: on first medal, 3365 Pte. P.Roy. 41-Bn. A.I.F. on second medal. Both medals impressed. Dark toned, very fine.

Entitled to Victory Medal 1914-19.

Peter Roy, farmhand, age 22, born Dunedin and now living at Moonlight, Macraes Flat, Otago; Enl.13Jan1902; Embarked with 8th Contingent, South Island Regt, G Squadron, NZMR on S.S. Cornwall; hospitalised with bronchial pneumonia on return to NZ, taken ill on T.S. Britannia in July 1902; WWI: Enl.23Apr1917 in AIF at Brisbane, Qld, now a boilermaker, age 35, resident of Brisbane; Emb.14Jun1917; to hospital with mumps 27Aug1917; to School of Farriery at Romsey 21Feb1918; to France 15Apr1918; TOS 41Bn 18Apr1918; to hospital sick 23Aug1918 influenza; to War Hospital Exeter 04Sep1918 with severe pyrexia; rejoined 41Bn 03Dec1918; RTA 13Jul1919; Disemb.02Sep1919 at Sydney; Disch.12Oct1919 Medically Unfit, rheumatism and haemorrhoids.

With copy of NZ Service File.

Ex. W (Bill) Woolmore Collection.

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