Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Defence of Kimberley, Orange Free State, Ghost dates to reverse, number double struck. 4348 Private A. J. Butler, 1/ Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, number double-struck EF


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Andrew Joseph Butler was born in Ellesmere, Shropshire, in 1872 and attested for the Royal Artillery at
Liverpool on 5 January 1892. He was discharged on 4 March 1892 and re-attested for the Loyal North
Lancashire Regiment at Liverpool on 16 February 1894. He served with the 1st Battalion in Ceylon from 24
January 1896 to 10 February 1899, and then in South Africa from 11 February 1899. He died of disease at
Heilbron on 5 July 1900 and is commemorated on the South African War Memorial at Preston, Lancashire.
Sold with copied medal roll pages, copy service records, and other research.