Boer War and Great War group to 302540 Cpl W H Beverton RAF / Late 10 Hussars
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During the Boer War, he served with the 10th Royal Hussars and was at some stage attached to the 6th Iniskillings. Awarded the Queens South Africa medal with bars Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Belfast and Diamond Hill. Kings South Africa Medal with bars South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902.
He returned to civilian life and worked as a postman, living in Norton, Malton . On the 20th August 1914, he reenlisted joining the 18th Hussars, landing in France 19th May 1915 with his old unit the 10th .
Transferred to the Royal Air Force 17th April 1918, and served as a Corporal Transport Clerk in Egypt.
Discharged 30th April 1920.
Queen South Africa Medal = 4432 Pte W H Beverton 10th Hussars (Edge bruising but naming unaffected, suspender is loose)
Kings South Africa Medal = 4432 Corpl W H Beverton 10th Hussars ( Edge bruising but naming unaffected)