Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with (4) Bars to Canadian Mounted Rifles
Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill (93 Pte. P. Ellis, The Candn: M.R.)
‘The’ and ‘M.R.’ of naming officially re-impressed,
otherwise good very fine
Percy R.C. Ellis was born in Highgate, London, 1871, the son of retired Captain Ralph A.F.W. Ellis. He came to Canada at age 19 on the S.S. Sardinian, arriving on 1st June 1890 and became a farming student at Qu'epelle, Saskatchewan. He joined the Canadian Mounted Rifles at Regina in 1900 and served for about 1 year. Subsequently he died on 4th July, 1903 at Ceylon, Saskatchewan. Worthy of further research.