Anglo Boer War Queen’s South Africa Medal with Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill and South Africa 1901 clasps named to – 5316 PTE. M.C. MCKLEAN. 26TH COY 7TH IMPL YEO
Malcolm Calder McKean, 26 (Dorset) Company 7 Battalion Imperial Yeomanry also served with 37 Battalion Imperial Yeomanry,Lieutenant; served with Provisional Transvaal Constabulary. Later served in the Great War – Captain Rifle Brigade and 24th London Regiment, served in India only entitling him to the British War Medal.
McKean was born in Sutton Coldfield and was a 20 year old when he attested in 1900. He joined in Weymouth, Dorset.
His Medal Index Card confirms his Great War service and BWM as a Captain, Rifle Brigade, 24th London Regiment, entering India 1915. His addresses given as Ladbroke Grove, London and in Pollymead, Bath.