The Queen's South Africa Medal (QSA) has been added to our Honors and Awards page. This medal had been awarded to Gunner Stewart Isley Howard Wylie for his service with the Imperial Yeomanry prior to emigrating to Canada and enlisting with the Vancouver Volunteer Reserve and serving overseas with the Canadian Field Artillery..
The medal was a British campaign medal awarded to British and Colonial military personnel, and to civilians employed in an official capacity, who served in the Second Boer War in South Africa. Altogether twenty-six clasps were awarded, to indicate participation in particular actions and campaigns.
Gunner Wylie was entitled to wear Transvaal, Orange Free State and Cape Colony. For more details on his service, check out his nominal roll entry here.
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