A Cape of Good Hope, Boer War, Great War Group of 6 awarded to Captain Francis Disney Herbert Duke of Edinburgh’s Own Volunteer Rifles, Army Service Corps, South African Staff Corps late 3rd (Militia) Battalion The Leinster Regiment comprising Cape of Good Hope General Service Medal, one clasp, Basutoland, (Lt. F. Herbert. D.E.O. V.R.), Queen’s South Africa Medal, 3rd type reverse, 3 clasps, Natal, Orange Free State, Belfast, (Cap. F.D. Herbert A.S.C.), King’s South Africa Medal, two clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902, (Capt. F.W. Herbert. A.S.C.), 1914-15 Star, (Capt. F.D. Herbert S.A.S.C.), 1914-1920 British War Medal, and South African bi-lingual Victory Medal, (Capt. F.D. Herbert.), very fine.
Francis Disney Herbert was born on the 18th April 1862 at 3, Park Street, Hackney.
Duke of Edinburgh’s Own Volunteer Rifles, operations in Basutoland, (187 medals with clasp to this unit)
Lieutenant and Captain, Army Service Corps, No. 83 South African Company 1899-1902, Operations in Natal, Transvaal east of Pretoria including Belfast. Vryburgh April 1901. Operations in Cape Colony 1901. Operations Orange River Colony December 1901 to 31 May 1902.
Captain 3rd (Militia) Battalion Leinster Regiment – 22nd June 1903. Services dispensed with 24th September 1904.
Captain-South African Staff Corps, 2nd September 1914 to 21st December 1914, Released from service 21st December 1914. He was now 52 years of age.
Sold with copy medal rolls, court papers for his divorce, original correspondence from the South African Records office, in all 41 pages.