Pair: Private J. Ball, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment

Pair: Private J. Ball, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment

Code: 51990

£260.00 Approx $329.11, €304.09
 

Pair: Private J. Ball, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment

Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (1172. Pte. J. Ball. 2/Linc. Rgt.); King's South Africa 1901-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (1172 Pte J. Ball. Lincoln: Regt.),

Condition  contact marks, edge bruise, very fine (2)

John Ball was born in 1866 and enlisted with the Lincolnshire Regiment on 16 June 1885. Posted to India in 1887 he served there with the 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment before joining the Anglo-Boer War in South Africa. Ball left service after the end of the war but re-enlisted on 12 June 1915 with the 10th Battalion, London Regiment. Discharged due to sickness on 21 August 1916 he died in 1921