QUEEN’S SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902, 3 CLASPS, CAPE COLONY, WEPENER, TRANSVAAL, ‘3189 PTE. F. E. FLOOD. CAPE M.R.’
3189 Private Francis Edward Flood Cape Mounted Rifles rolls was made Prisoner Of War on 3rd May 1900 at Dewetsdorp but was released on 6th June 1900 at Waterval.
Service papers for 18140 Private Francis Edward Flood 120th Company (Younghusband’s Horse), 26th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry, note he was discharged on 14th August 1902 to join the Cape Special Police after 241 days service. No date of joining given. However medal roll for 120th Company Imperial Yeomanry (Younghusband’s Horse) notes 18140 Private F E Flood entitled to 1901 clasp with the 1902 clasp being issued on the 26th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry roll (confirmed). Also notes October 1899 until July 1901 which is presumably when he served with the Cape Mounted Rifles. Cape Mounted Rifles rolls confirm 3 clasps on medal, Wittebergen . Another Cape Mounted Rifles rolls notes with Provincial Transvaal Constabulary 14th June 1900 to 9th August 1900.
Presumably the South Africa 1901 and 1902 clasps were issued loose as no signs they were ever attached.
Condition GVF with copy rolls and IY service papers on CD.