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Queen’s South Africa (Pte)

£350.00

Queen’s South Africa (Pte), 2 bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, King’s South Africa (Sh Smth), 2 bars, SA 1901, SA 1902, 1914 Star, Silver War Badge, Royal Tournament Medal…

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Origin: United Kingdom
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Queen’s South Africa (Pte), 2 bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, King’s South Africa (Sh Smth), 2 bars, SA 1901, SA 1902, 1914 Star, Silver War Badge, Royal Tournament Medal in box of issue.

Shoeing Smith Henry Uckerman, 12 Lancers, later Army Service Corps, Remount Department.

A 12 Year veteran of the 12th Lancers, rose from Private to the Shoeing Smith for the 12th Lancers, earning a medal for the Royal Tournament in “Sword vs Lance”

When WW1 broke out, he marched down and volunteered for service aged 39 on 24th September 1914, he was assigned to the Remount Company, A.S.C. a fitting place for him, he continued his work from South Africa with Horses as a Farrier, then quickly made Shoeing Smith.
He was immediately sent to France arriving on 26th September 1914, where he served until discharged and awarded S.W.B. on 20th May 1916