Lot Archive


№ 27


8 December 1994

Hammer Price:

AFRICA GENERAL SERVICE 1902-56, 1 clasp, Aro 1901-1902 (Lt. L.J. Jones, R. War. Rgt.) officially engraved naming, good very fine and scarce

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

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Served in West Africa (S. Nigeria) 1901-1902 with the Aro Expedition, 12 October 1901, to 11 May 1902, as Orderly Officer to Colonel A.F. Montanaro, Commanding the Expedition. He was mentioned in despatches, London Gazette, 12 September, 1902. Approximately 134 European officers were engaged in the expedition, including Captain P.K. Carree and Lieutenant L.J. Jones of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment.