Coldstream Guards Queens South Africa Medal

£128.00

Unusual profession on attestationCRICKETER

Coldstream Guards

Coldstream Guards

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Coldstream Guards Queens South Africa Medal

Named to: 8653 PTE. J. GRIFFITHS. CLDSTRM: GDS:

James Griffiths was born in Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales. He was a 23 year old whose profession is recorded as CRICKETER on his attestation papers, as can be seen on the attached images. He attested on 16th September 1891.

Images of his papers, which are on-line, are attached.

 

 

N.B. crude alteration to the rank as can be seen in the images.

 

 

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