Devon Regiment Victorian LSGC Anglo Boer War Medal Pair

£335.00

Born Guilsfield, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire.

3572 SGT. T. KEATING. DEVON REGT.

3572 SGT. T. KEATING. DEVON REGT.

Description

Devon Regiment Victorian LSGC Anglo Boer War Medal Pair

Queen’s South Africa Medal with Tugela Heights clasp, Orange Free State clasp, Relief of Ladysmith clasp, Transvaal clasp, Laing’s Nek clasp named to 3572 SGT. T. KEATING. DEVON REGT.

Victorian Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. 3572 L. SGT. T. KEATING. DEVON R.

Thomas Keating was born in Guilsfield, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire and was 14 years old when he attested into the 35th Brigade in 1881. His papers, see attached, record that the transferred from the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry (D.C.L.I.) to the Devon Regiment in 1892.

 

He was a Boy Bugler with the DCLI and was appointed Bandsman 1888.

The QSA medal roll confirms the medal and clasps. He was discharged, medically unfit, 24th February 1901, Sergeant, Devonshire Regiment.

Swing mounted with an attractive brass fixing bar. With edge knocks from much wear and a heavy patina, see images. The number on the LSGC has been rubbed, see images.

 

 

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