It appears this man was issued with a duplicate in 1908. Can we speculate the first issue was polished to extinction in 6 years?
QSA (5) CC TH RoL Tr SA01 (2605 Pte., 2 R. Scots Fus.)
Militia L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (4553 Pte., 3rd Rl. Scots Fus.)
William Irvine was born in Barony, Glasgow. A Shoemaker living in Maybole, Ayrshire and a former member of the 3rd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, he attested once more for the Militia at Ayr on 12 February 1892, aged 22 years. He enlisted with the Militia Reserve in August 1895 and re-engaged until time expired on 11 February 1902. Served in South Africa, December 1899-June 1901. Militia L.S. & G.C. awarded per A.O. February 1906. With copied service papers and roll extracts - the later indicate the Q.S.A. was re-issued in 1908.