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KSA to 429 B S Major A. Scott, Canadian Scouts 2 weeks 4 days ago #85644

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I recently acquired this pair and am looking for the KSA to complete the group. I believe the KSA is named to him as 429 Battery Sergeant Major A. Scott, Canadian Scotts.

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, unnamed as awarded.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance, John
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KSA to 429 B S Major A. Scott, Canadian Scouts 2 weeks 4 days ago #85660

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John,

Here are his papers for the Canadian Scouts



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Thank you very much David! It’s very nice to have an idea of his appearance and the original document confirming that he was in the coronation contingent. I wonder what it was like? What ship did they sail on? Where did they lodge? Where were they located in the parade? I believe the Canadian Scouts marched on the first day of the three days of events. The Indian regiments the second etc. Is there anything available regarding the parade line up?

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John,

I noticed in the National Archives two weeks ago that there are large volumes on the bookshelves relating to the 1902 Coronation. I will have a look next time I visit to see whether these contain any plans.
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