BOER WAR/WWI GROUP OF 4 MEDALS, DEATH PLAQUE & MEDALLIONS TO A. SQ. Q.M. SJT. W.K. THOMSON, 13-HRS.

** NEW ** Queen's South Africa Medal with Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 & 1902 clasps to 4703 Pte. W. K. Thompson, 13th Hussars; 1914-15 Star to 4703 Sjt. W. K. Thomson. 13/Hrs.; WWI War Medal to 4703 A. Sq. Q.M. Sjt. W. K. Thomson. 13-Hrs.; Victory Medal to 4703 A. Sq. Q.M. Sjt. W. K. Thomson. 13-Hrs.; WWI Death Plaque to William Kerr Thomson, accompanied by a silver 13th Hussars Prize Medal engraved ‘The Best Man at Arms S.Q.M.S. Thomson 1911’, a hallmarked silver 13th Hussars Inter Squadron Hockey Club medallion and football medallion engraved 'XIII Hussars 1912' and original Army Forms.
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Description

William Kerr Thompson was the son of the late J.K. Thomson of Belfast, Northern Ireland and Mary Thomson of 56 Elm Row, Edinburgh. Attested for the 13th Hussars, Thomson served in South Africa during the Boer War and was advanced to Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant, seeing further service with the same unit during the Great War on the Western Front from 15 Dece 1914, and subsequently in Mesopotamia, dying of heat stroke on 25 July 1916. He is buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq.