​ An intriguing and rare unit Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, no clasp, awarded to Corporal A.H. Ranger, Kei Road Section, Colonial Defence Force, who was one of only 36 men of his unit to receive the medal for service during the Boer War, and is believed to have previously served as a Lieutenant with the Natal Native Contingent during the operations in South Africa during 1877 to 1879.

Price: £335.00


Product ID: CMA/22509
Condition: toned, Good Very Fine.
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Description:

An intriguing and rare unit Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, no clasp, awarded to Corporal A.H. Ranger, Kei Road Section, Colonial Defence Force, who was one of only 36 men of his unit to receive the medal for service during the Boer War, and is believed to have previously served as a Lieutenant with the Natal Native Contingent during the operations in South Africa during 1877 to 1879.
Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, no clasp; (CPL A.H. RANGER KEI ROAD COL. D.F.)

Condition: toned, Good Very Fine.

Awarded to Corporal A.H. Ranger, Kei Road Section, Colonial Defence Force, who was one of only 36 men of his unit to gained the Queen’s South Africa Medal for his service during the Boer War. Ranger is noted as having previously served as a Lieutenant with the Natal Native Contingent during the operations in South Africa during 1877 to 1879 and is confirmed as entitled to the South Africa Medal 1877-1879 with clasp for 1877-8-9. On claiming this medal, he is noted as residing at Kei Road Station, hence the belief that this is the one and the same man.