11 May 2001
Pair: Storeman A.W. Wright, Imperial Military Railways, Late Cape Mounted Yeomanry, Cape of Good Hope General Service, one clasp, Basutoland (Tpr., C.M. Yeo.); Queen's South Africa, one clasp, Orange Free State (Mr., Imp. Mil. Rly.), extremely fine (2)
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Storeman A.W. Wright was slightly wounded at Hammanskraal on 31.8.1901, while serving with the Imperial Military Railways.
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