IGS 1895 (1) RoC (7244 Pte. J. H. Best 1st. Bn. K. R. Rifle Corps);
QSA (4) Tal DoL Tr LN (7244 Pte. J. Best. K.R.R.C.);
KSA (1) 02 (7244 Pte. J. Best. K.R.R.C.);
Army LS&GC Ed VII (7244 Pte. J. H. Best. K.R.R.C.)
J. H. Best attested for the King’s Royal Rifle Corps, and served with the 1st Battalion in India at the Relief of Chitral, and in South Africa during the Boer War. He was invalided back to England 8 October 1900, but returned for active service in South Africa in early 1902, thus qualifying for the KSA (1).