South Africa Boer War and Great War 1914 group awarded to Private J. Forecast, 12th Royal Lancers later Corps of Lancers, who saw service during the Boer War on operations in the Cape Colony during 1902, and later saw service during the Great War out on the Western Front with the British Expeditionary Force from 22nd August 1914.
Group of 4: Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, 2 Clasps: Cape Colony, South Africa 1902; (5341 PTE J. FORECAST. 12TH RL: LANCERS.); 1914 Star; (5341 PTE J FORECAST. 12/LRS); British War Medal and Victory Medal; (L-5341 PTE. J. FORECAST. 12-LRS.)
Condition: Good Very Fine.
John Forecast saw service as a Private (No.5341) with the 12th Royal Lancers during the Boer War and on operations in the Cape Colony during 1902. Forecast then went on to see service during the Great War with his regiment, being present out on the Western Front with the British Expeditionary Force from 22nd August 1914, and subsequently transferred as a Private (No.L-12965) to the Corps of Lancers. Forecast was discharged surplus to military requirements on 2nd August 1919.