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QSA 5 Bars 7th Dragoon Guards

£165.00

Queen’s South Africa, 5 bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, SA 1901, SA 1902, 5020 Pte J. W. Hill, 7th Dragoon Guards. a Welshman from Cardiff who enlisted during the Boer War.

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Queen’s South Africa, 5 bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, SA 1901, SA 1902, 5020 Pte J. W. Hill, 7th Dragoon Guards.

 

two edge bruises and some nicks, suspension a bit slack.

 

John W. Hill was born during 1881 in Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales. During the Boer War he attested for service at Southampton for the “Dragoons of the Line” on 26th March 1900, he was posted to the 7th Dragoon Guards.

 

He served overseas in the Boer War from 29th May 1901 until 12th February 1902.

 

He returned home and served at home from 13th February 1902 until 14th October 1902, when he was found to be medically unfit for further service and invalided out after 2 1/2 years of service.