Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (10 November 2021)

Date of Auction: 10th November 2021

Sold for £260

Estimate: £120 - £160

Pair: Private F. Grant, Oxfordshire Light Infantry

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Transvaal, top clasp loose (4775 Pte. F. Grant. 1/Oxfd. L.I.); King’s South Africa 1901-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (4775 Pte. F. Grant. Oxford: L.I.) good very fine (2) £120-£160

Footnote

Frank Grant was born in Burma in 1880 and attested for the Oxfordshire Light Infantry at Oxford on 10 March 1894, a musician by trade. He served in South Africa during the Boer War from 22 December 1899 to 4 October 1902, and was discharged on 29 January 1903, after 8 years and 326 days’ service.

Sold with copied record of service and an original photograph.