Crikey! As a clasp, DofM has seen price rises - but not like this. Walker's Siege Register merely comments that Tpr. W. Bannister served with "B.P. Div" of BSAP and that his QSA was once sold at Seaby's in 1973.
BSACM, reverse Rhodesia 1896 (0) (Corpl. E. Julier, B.S.A. Police) lacking suspension and brooch fitting to obverse; Q
QSA (3) Rhodesia, Relief of Mafeking, Transvaal (25 T. Serjt:-Maj: E. Julier. B.S.A. Police.);
KSA (2) (254 T. Serjt:-Maj: E. Julier. B.S.A. Police.);
British War Medal (6 A.W.O. E. Julier. Rif. Brig.)
Ernest Julier was born at Mile End, London, and enlisted into the 8th Hussars on 9 February 1894, aged 18 years 1 month. He was discharged from the 8th Hussars, at his own request on payment of £18, at Leeds on 25 July 1896.
He was enrolled into the British South Africa Police at Bulawayo on 5 November 1896, seeing service in the Matabele Rebellion 1896-97 and the South African War 1899-1902, including the relief of Mafeking and service in Transvaal. He was discharged on 17 October 1902, his certificate being signed by Lieutenant-Colonel William Bodle.
He enlisted into the 24th Battalion Rifle Brigade on 12 November 1914 and served overseas in India until his discharge on 6 December 1919.