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A Good Boer War, First World War and Afghanistan, NWF 1919 group to the Royal Field Artillery.

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A Good Boer War, First World War and Afghanistan, NWF 1919 group to the Royal Field Artillery.

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902,  clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, 32574 Dvr: W. Sadd, 5th Bty: R.F.A.; King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902, 32574 Dvr: W. Sadd. R.F.A.; 1914-15 Star, 32574 Dvr. W. Sadd. R.A.; British War and Victory Medals, 32574 Dvr. W. Sadd. R.A.; India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, 32574 Dvr. W. Sadd. R.A., mounted as worn

William Sadd served with 5th Battery, Royal Field Artillery during the Second Boer War. The medal roll confirms his clasp entitlement as Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal.

Sadd was still serving during the First World War, noted as entering the conflict on 29 August 1915 at Hafiz on the North West Frontier. Having been deemed effective after the war he went on to fight in the Third Afghan War. Appearing on the roll  with the rank of Acting Bombardier with 74/16 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. He is noted as discharged after this campaign; sold together with copied medal rolls.

Condition – VF except the first two somewhat battered and worn, contact wear overall.Note QSA clasps have been corrected since last on the market, previously having the wrong clasp combination.