Queens South Africa, Wounded during the Defence of Mafeking.
Queen South Africa, clasps, Orange Free State, Defence of Mafeking, Transvaal, 17 Tpr; F.W. B. Dorgan. Protect; Regt F.F.
The medal roll confirms the clasp entitlement for Frederick William Bradford Dorgan as above. Serving in A Squadron Protectorate Regiment Frontier Force. and on a separate roll for Remount Depot, Worcester.
Confirmed on casualty lists as wounded in the Defence of Mafeking on the 8th December 1899.
Diary of the Siege by Major F D Baillie record the following:
8th. Quiet all the morning; but this afternoon shell fire began, killing one man, Protectorate Regiment, and wounding two. Creaky only fired one round, our snipers keeping her quiet; but sniping all round made things pretty lively.
Condition – VF