John Forrest
Queen’s South Africa Medal with
2 clasps Modder River,
Wittebergen to 3968 Pte J.
Forrest, 1st Highland Lt  Infy
The QSA is the 2nd Type and this
example features prominent "Ghost
Dates"

Pte Forrest was born in Edinburgh
in 1873. As well as serving in
South Africa, he participated in
the campaign in Crete in 1898.

He was taken prisoner at
Dewetsdorp 11/23/00 released
12/4/00. He  joined the SAC in
1902 and earned the KSA while
serving with them as well as a clasp
for Transvaal