The Queen's South Africa (QSA) medal could be issued with zero to 26 clasps in a variety of combinations. These combinations are of great interest to many medal collectors.
The number of clasps on a QSA is one collecting facet. The table below shows the numbers of clasps issued on the QSA drawn from the current 127,700 QSAs on The Register. As more data is added these numbers will change.
|Clasps||No Date Clasps||With Date Clasps|
Military History Journal (South African Military History Society) vol 125 No 5 June 2012.
I established that Trooper Wilson's 10 clasp QSA Belmont, Modder River, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen, Relief of Kimberley, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 should be an eight clasp QSA with the two date clasps on the King's South Africa medal.