Lot 779: Boer War A pair to Colour Sergeant D, Evans, Gloucestershire Regiment



2015-11-04 16:25:48

Lot 779: Boer War. A pair to Colour Sergeant D. Evans, Gloucestershire Regiment, Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, three clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein (3506. Cr. Sjt. D. Evans. Glouc. Rgt.), King's South Africa 1901-02, two clasps (3506 Clr:-Sejt: D. Evans. Glouc: Regt), good very fine, with a number of original documents including a pocket ledger inscribed to the recipient, certificates of discharge, handwritten notes relating to pocket ledger which was taken by the Boers when Evans was taken prisoner of war etc. plus copied paperwork. 3506 Colour Sergeant David Evans was born in Cardigan, Pembrokeshire 1876, served during the Boer War from 1900, mentioned in despatches for special and meritorious service in the field 29.11.1900, taken prisoner of war 22.11.1900 released 5.12.1900, discharged 1903 having served 11 years 222 days with the Colours, Evans is mentioned in the book Fifty Years after by Lieutenant W.J. Salvage, see Lot 780 for Evans' brother. (2) Dominic Winter's Automobilia & Motoring Literature Vintage Bicycles Maritime & Railways, Toys & Models Thursday, 12th November 2015 Estimate: £250-350
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