5 Clasp Boer War & 1914 Star Medal Group - 5th Dragoon Guards - Prisoner Of War
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5 Clasp Boer War & 1914 Star Medal Group - 5th Dragoon Guards - Prisoner Of War:
Original full sized Boer War and First World War medal group awarded to Corporal Thomas West who served with the 7th Dragoon Guards in South Africa and with the 5th Dragoon Guards during the Great War.Medal Index Card shows he was awarded the 1914 Star with clasp and roses and that he was a Prisoner Of War.Queens South Africa medal with 5 clasps:SOUTH AFRICA 1902
SOUTH AFRICA 1901
ORANGE FREE STATE
CAPE COLONYMedal named in impressed capitals to:4626 PTE. T. W. WEST. 7TH DRAGOON GDS.1914 Star with original clasp named in impressed capitals to:5098 L.CPL T. W. WEST. 5/D. GDS.British War and Victory Medals named in impressed capitals to:5DG 5098 CPL. T. W. WEST. 5-DGDS.Medals and clasps confirmed on the medal rolls.Nice group worth some more research.
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