Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 Pair to The Canadian Scouts
Pair: Corporal A. Scott, Canadian Scouts
Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek
429 Corpl: A. Scott. Canadian Scouts; Coronation 1902, bronze, (Coronation medal unnamed) attractively toned, nearly
Adam Scott was born in Scotland about 1871 and worked as a bricklayer before attesting at Pretoria for the Volunteer Service Company, later the Volunteer Company, Mounted Infantry, of the Scottish Rifles (The Cameronians) on 11 March 1900. He subsequently transferred and served with Canadian Scouts from 14 May 1901 until 31 May 1902. Latterly appointed a Battery Sergeant Major, Scott formed part of the 1902 Coronation contingent, for which he received the Medal. Discharged at Cape Town on 15 October 1902, upon the disbandment of the Corps, he gave his address as ‘Stand 1025, 9th Street, Vrededorp, Johannesburg’; With copied roll entry and research noting his entitlement to King’s South Africa Medal with 2 clasps.