Picture courtesy of the Scouts Heritage Collection
One of the highlights of many years of interest in Boer War medals was the opportunity on Monday to inspect and photograph the medals awarded to R S S Baden-Powell and his his wife.
I am very grateful to the Scouts Heritage Collection for affording me this wonderful opportunity.
The medals consist of:
Ashanti Star, unnamed
BSACM reverse Rhodesia 1896 (Bt Lt Col R S S Baden-Powell 13th Huss)
QSA (3) OFS, Defence of Mafeking, Transvaal (Major General R S S Baden-Powell CB)
KSA (2) (Maj Genl R S S Baden-Powell CB Staff)
1911 Coronation Medal (unnamed)
1935 Jubilee Medal (unnamed)
1937 Coronation Medal (unnamed)
Chilean Order of Merit (unnamed)
Dr David Biggins
The following user(s) said Thank You: QSAMIKE, David Grant, Rory, jim51, Moranthorse1, Gustavo Alvarez
Just last night I was looking at the 1978 auction catalogue of the Lovell collection which included the sale of the group of medals awarded to his brother Major F.S. Baden-Powell of the Scots Guards (Lot 90) who was permitted by the G.O.C. to join the relief column for Mafeking.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Gustavo Alvarez