Via Flickr:Original Queen’s South Africa Medal QSA correctly named to: 1486 Pte B. COLLERY. IMP: Lt HORSE. Medal in Excellent Condition no edge knocks or nicks. 6 x Bars Confirmed: Wepener, Transvaal, Wittebergen, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901.
ILH medal rolls WO.100/25 and CMR medal rolls WO.100/241 disclose total clasps as 6 as noted above. He was tried and sentenced by a Court of Officers 4/7/1901 to 84 days hard labour and to be discharged for sleeping at his post.
Collery B 3482 Private QSA
Source: Provisional list of Wepener recipients Cape Mounted Rifles Collery B 2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls Imperial Light Horse Collery Bernard 1486 and 408 Trooper 2nd Battalion Source: Nominal roll in WO127 Imperial Light Horse
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