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PRE WW1 BRITISH BOER WAR SERVICE MEDAL TO 155261 STOKER WILLIAM HALL ROYAL NAVY

Queen’s South Africa Medal to Leading Stoker 1st Class, William Hall who served aboard H.M.S. Thetis during the Boer War. Queen’s South Africa Medal measures 36mm wide and is a circular silver medal with claw and swivel ribbon bar suspension, the face with the veiled crowned head and shoulders portrait of Queen Victoria facing left, circumscribed ‘VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX’ (Victoria Queen and Empress), signed ‘G. W. de Saulles’ (for George William de Saulles, 1862-1903, Chief Engraver to the Royal Mint); the reverse with the full-length helmeted figure of Britannia, a standard in her left hand, her right arm extended...

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Queen’s South Africa Medal to Leading Stoker 1st Class, William Hall who served aboard H.M.S. Thetis during the Boer War.

Queen’s South Africa Medal measures 36mm wide and is a circular silver medal with claw and swivel ribbon bar suspension, the face with the veiled crowned head and shoulders portrait of Queen Victoria facing left, circumscribed ‘VICTORIA REGINA ET IMPERATRIX’ (Victoria Queen and Empress), signed ‘G. W. de Saulles’ (for George William de Saulles, 1862-1903, Chief Engraver to the Royal Mint); the reverse with the full-length helmeted figure of Britannia, a standard in her left hand, her right arm extended with a laurel wreath, her shield and trident on the ground behind her, soldiers marching in a landscape beyond, warships near the coast beyond, signed ‘G. W. de Saulles’; attributed on the edge to W. HALL, LDG: STO: 1ST CL: H.M.S. THETIS; on original sewn aged ribbon.

William Hall was born on the 5th November 1869 in London. He enlisted for service in the Royal Navy on the 20th May 1890 for 12 years of service. Between 1892 and 1902 when he finished his period of service, he served as new crew aboard HMS Blake & HMS Thetis in South Africa (medal) 15th February 1898 to 13th December 1900, achieving rank of Leading Stoker 2nd & 1st Class whilst aboard. Served shore establishments Pembroke & Wildfire, discharging 27th May 1902. Accompanying paperwork confirms entitlement & details.