​ A Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, no clasp, awarded to Gunner Arthur Flecknor, Royal Marine Artillery, who saw service during the Boer War aboard the cruiser H.M.S Gibraltar, the flagship of Rear Admiral Arthur Moore, the Commander-in-Chief on the Cape Station.

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A Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, no clasp, awarded to Gunner Arthur Flecknor, Royal Marine Artillery, who saw service during the Boer War aboard the cruiser H.M.S Gibraltar, the flagship of Rear Admiral Arthur Moore, the Commander-in-Chief on the Cape Station.

Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, no clasp; (A. FLECKNOR. GUNR. R.M.A., H.M.S. GIBRALTAR.)
Condition: toned, Good Very Fine.

Arthur Flecknor was born on 29th July 1880 in Northamptonshire, and having worked as a labourer, then enlisted into the Royal Marine Artillery at London in June 1898 as a Gunner (No.7689), and was then posted to No.8 Company in September 1898. In June 1900 he joined the ironclad H.M.S Nile, which at the time was the port guard-ship at Devonport. Flecknor then joined the cruiser H.M.S Gibraltar on 5th March 1901, she being the flagship of Rear Admiral Arthur Moore, the Commander-in-Chief on the Cape Station. As such Flecknor then saw service aboard her on the Cape Station during the Boer War, and was one of 617 of her crew to receive the Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902 without clasp. Flecknor was paid off Gibraltar in September 1903 and discharged from the Royal Marine Artillery.  


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