Queen’s South Africa Medal, 3 bars, Natal, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, 3945 Private Robert Harling, 18th Hussars.
A scarce award of the Natal bar to the Hussars. Bar entitlement confirmed on the medal roll. With copy service papers and roll entries.
Officially engraved in Cavalry Style: “3945 Pte. R. Harling. 18/Hrs”
Robert Harling was born during 1873 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
He attested for service at the age of 19 having been a Pawnbroker on 17th October 1892.
He saw the following service:
Home: 17th October 1892 – 28th Sept 1893
India: 29th Sept 1893 – 14th Oct 1898
South Africa: 15th Oct 1898 – 19th December 1901
Home: 20th December 1901 – 16th October 1904.