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Campaign Groups and Pairs 126


Pair: Trooper R. Griffiths, 89th (Montgomeryshire) Company, Imperial Yeomanry


Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902, unofficial rivets between first and second clasps (32650 Tpr. R. Griffiths. 89th Coy. Imp. Yeo:); Montgomeryshire Imperial Yeomanry Tribute Medal 1901, 38mm, bronze, the obverse featuring the arms of Mongomeryshire, ‘Mongomeryshire Imperial Yeomanry’ around, the reverse featuring a mounted trooper with a soldier knelt firing a rifle at his side, ‘South African Campaign 1901’ around, unnamed, mounted with straight bar suspension, minor edge bruising, generally very fine (2)


£300-£400


Robert Griffiths was born in Stockton on Tees in 1879 and enlisted in Imperial Yeomanry at Ruabon on 23 February 1901, giving his trade as collier. He declared prior service in the 1st Volunteer Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers and giving his home address 2 Brook Street, Rhosymedre. He served with the 89th (Montgomeryshire) Company, Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa during the Boer War for 344 days, and was discharged medically unfit from the 1st Provisional Battalion Imperial Yeomanry at Shorncliffe on 2 May 1902, after 1 year and 69 days’ service.


x127 Six: Sergeant C. E. Shaw, Royal Engineers


Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (20740 Corpl: C. E. Shaw. R.E.); 1914-15 Star (52243. Sjt. C. E. Shaw. R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (52243 Sjt. C. E. Shaw. R.E.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (52243 Sjt: C. E. Shaw. R.E.); Imperial Service Medal, G.V.R., Circular issue, 1st ‘coinage head’ issue (Charles Edward Shaw); together with Queen Victoria’s Boer War Chocolate tin 1900 and Silver War Badge in its numbered box of issue (336046), good very fine (6)


£180-£220


Charles Edward Shaw enlisted into the Royal Engineers in February 1886 as a Boy recruit, and was promoted Corporal in 1897. He was discharged to the Reserve in 1898, and took employment as a telegraphist at the General Post Office in Liverpool. Rejoining on the outbreak of the Boer War, he served in South Africa from November 1899 to July 1901 with 1st Field Company, attached to the 1st Telegraph Division. He afterwards returned to his position with the Telegraph Office in Liverpool. He rejoined the Royal Engineers in September 1914, and served during the Great War on the Western Front from November 1915. In August 1917 he was found in the Sergeant’s Billet with self-inflicted wounds to his wrist and leg and with his bedding alight having attempted to set the Billet on fire. A Shell Shock Specialist with the R.A.M.C. concluded that he was in a condition of temporary mental derangement and was not responsible for his actions but suffering from severe Neurasthenia. He was consequently discharged in March 1918 and awarded the Silver War Badge due to his sickness. Returning to his profession as a telegraphist with the General Post Office, he was awarded the Imperial Service Medal on 24 December 1929.


128 Four: Warrant Officer Class 2 G. T. Chamberlain, Royal Scots, later Military Foot Police


Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Belfast (5393 Pte F. T. Chamberlain. Royal Scots.) edge bruise; British War and Victory Medals (633 T.W.O. Cl. 2. G. T. Chamberlain. M.F.P.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (633 Sjt: F. T. Chamberlain. M.F.P.) note differing initials, generally very fine or better (4) £120-£160


G. T. Chamberlain attested for the Royal Scots in August 1895. He subsequently transferred to the Military Foot Police, and served with them during the Great War (awarded L.S. & G.C. in May 1914).


129 Pair: Lieutenant H. F. Ashby, Hampshire Regiment


Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Johannesburg (Lieut. H. F. Ashby. 2/Hamps. Rgt.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Lieut. H. F. Ashby. Hamp. Rgt.) mounted court-style, light contact marks, otherwise good very fine (2)


£200-£260 130


Six: Private W. Bagent, Hampshire Regiment, who landed at ‘V’ Beach, Gallipoli on 25 April 1915, and died in France in April 1917


Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (5352 Pte. W. Bagent. Hampshire Regt.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (5352 Drmr. W. Baigent. Hampshire Regt.); 1914-15 Star (3-5253 Pte. W. Bagent. Hamps: R.); British War and Victory Medals (3-5253 Pte. W. Bagent. Hamp.: R.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (5352 Dmr: W. Bagent. Hants: Regt.) contact marks to the first two, otherwise nearly very fine or better (6)


£280-£320


William Bagent served with the 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, during the Great War and landed at ‘V’ Beach, Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. He died in France on 13 April 1917, and is buried in Douellens Communal Extension No. 1, Somme, France.


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