BOER WAR DCM, QSA & KSA, 2nd ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS FOR PIETERS HILL 27-2-1900, M.I.D 8-2-1901
Victorian Boer War Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM), QSA 1899-1902 With clasps for Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith ,Transvaal, KSA 1901-1902 With clasps for South Africa 1901 & South Africa 1902
William Farr from Shrewsbury in Shropshire enlisted into the 2nd battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers 12-9-1890 age 18.He served with the regiment in the East Indies 1891 to 1899 & then in October 1899 went with the regiment to serve in the Boer War in South Africa.He was awarded the D.C.M for services at Pieters Hill 27-2-1900 & this was published in the London gazette 19-4-1901. He had previously been mentioned in despatches in the London Gazette dated 8-2-1901.He returned to the UK in July 1902 & left the army after 12 years service in September of 1902.
N.E.F & Complete with London gazette & medal roll details. Along with copy service papers that confirm all of the above. The recipients service number in the London gazette is published as 318 but the correct service number is 3018 as per his service papers & medal roll details