Lot Archive


№ 287


5 March 1996

Hammer Price:

Four: Colonel H. H. F. Turner, 2nd Lancers (Gardner’s Horse) Indian Army, killed in action commanding his regiment at the 2nd Battle of Cambrai
Delhi Durbar 1903, silver, with ribbon buckle; Delhi Durbar 1911, silver; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 1 clasp, Cape Colony (Capt., Bengal Lcrs.); Africa General Service 1902-56, 2 clasps, Somaliland 1902-04, Jidballi (Capt., 2nd Lancers) the group mounted as worn in the order listed, very fine and very scarce

Henry Hamilton Fyres Turner served in the South African War, operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, 1899-1900, including actions at Kheis 29 May. Operations in Cape Colony, north of the Orange River (Medal with clasp). Operations in Somaliland, East Africa 1903-04, including action at Jidballi (Mentioned in Despatches London Gazette 2 September, 1902.- Medal with 2 clasps).
Lieut-Colonel Turner served in France during the Great War and was killed in action on 1 December, 1917. He was buried in High Tree Cemetery, Montbrehain, France.