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Anglo Boer War Great War 1914 medal group


Royal Sussex Regiment Old Contemptible.


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Henry Jones saw service as a Private (No.5176) with the 1st Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment during the Boer War in South Africa on operations in the Cape Colony and Orange Free State. A long serving regular soldier, with the outbreak of the Great War, as a Sergeant with the 2nd Battalion, he saw service out on the Western Front from 12th August 1914. Jones later transferred as a Sergeant (No.704124) to the Labour Corps.

Medals, group of 6 named medals – QSA (2) Cape Colony, Orange Free State; (5176 PTE H. JONES. 1: R. SUSSEX REGT.); KSA (2) (5176 PTE. H. JONES. RL: SUSSEX REGT); 1914 Star; (5176 SJT H. JONES. 2/R.SUSS:R.); British War Medal and Victory Medal; (5176 SJT. H. JONES. R.SUSS.R.); Army LS&GC (5176 SJT: H. JONES. R.SUSS: REGT.)

Condition: heavy edge bruise on second, overall Good Very Fine.