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Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, no clasp, awarded to Private F. De Villiers, Sutherland Town Guard, an extremely small unit of just 22 men, that saw service during the Boer War at Sutherland, a small town in the Northern Cape that lies in th...

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Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, no clasp, awarded to Private F. De Villiers, Sutherland Town Guard, an extremely small unit of just 22 men, that saw service during the Boer War at Sutherland, a small town in the Northern Cape that lies in the western Roggeveld Mountains in the Karoo. Extremely Rare to unit.

Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, no clasp; (23 PTE. F. DE VILLIERS. SUTHERLAND T.G.)

Condition: Good Very Fine.

Frank De Villiers saw service as a Private (No.23) with the Sutherland Town Guard, an extremely small unit of just 22 men, that saw service during the Boer War at Sutherland, a small town in the Northern Cape that lies in the western Roggeveld Mountains in the Karoo. The church at Sutherland was used as a fort by garrisoned British soldiers during the Boer War, and a number of engagements between British and Boer forces occurred in the town. In one such engagement a force of 250 Boer commandos attacked the local British garrison for 10 hours.