Lot 739: Boer War & WWI. A casualty group of four to Captain S. Duncan, Gloucestershire Regiment, Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, three clasps, Natal, Orange Free State, Transvaal (Capt: S. Duncan. Glouc: Rgt.), 1914 Star and Bar (Capt: S. Duncan. Glouc: R.), British War and Victory Medals (Capt. S. Duncan.), extremely fine, with copied paperwork. Captain Stuart Duncan, born in London 1865, educated at Marlborough College, served during the Boer War, slightly wounded at Lombard's Kop and taken prisoner of war at Farquhar's Farm 30.10.1899, served during the Great War with the Gloucestershire Regiment and South Lancashire Regiment, killed in action 13.11.1914 at Hooge, he behaved with great gallantry during the war, particularly on the day of his death, when he had been ten days in the trenches, continually shelled, and was shot down whilst leading his men, by whom he was specially beloved, Duncan is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. (4)
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