Lot Archive


№ 24


8 December 1994

Hammer Price:

Pair: Orderly George Finding, Birmingham Corps, St. John Ambulance Brigade

QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (557 Ordly., St. John Amb. Bde.); ST. JOHN MEDAL FOR SOUTH AFRICA (557 Pte., Birmingham Corps) the clasps loose as issued on first medal, very fine (2)

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, Medals from the Collection of the late Mike Minton.

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George Finding joined the Birmingham City Police as P.C. 13D on 13 October 1898. He was granted six months leave without pay for the purpose of going to South Africa as an ambulance bearer, February to September 1900.