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Scottish National Red Cross Hospital 1 week 6 hours ago #66384

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What a great addition, Henk.

There cannot be many of these medals. Have you see one before?
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Scottish National Red Cross Hospital 1 week 1 hour ago #66387

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Henk Loots wrote: I am more than pleased with this addition to my "Boer War medical collection". Now to find his QSA.......
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Congrat's Henk..... Nice piece, and great addition what is the name on the medal...… Mike
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Scottish National Red Cross Hospital 1 day 21 hours ago #66438

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Here’s another one.




Engraved on rim “ANDREW A. McWHAN.”




The naming on his QSA




A photograph of him inscribed on back "Myself, just prior to leaving for S.Africa"


A medical student, he served on the “administrative staff of the Scottish National Hospital” in South Africa 1900.
He qualified MB CHB from Glasgow 1906 then B.Sc. and Diploma in Public Health in 1909.
From 1911 till 1945 he was Medical Officer of Health for Berwickshire.
His WW1 service was with the 1st City of London Sanitation Company in Egypt and the Sinai Desert.


His full group



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Scottish National Red Cross Hospital 1 day 7 hours ago #66446

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Volunteer,

An excellent post. Many thanks.
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Scottish National Red Cross Hospital 1 day 7 hours ago #66450

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Hi Mike & others
The name is James Miller
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A piece of information that you might not otherwise stumble across or look for

War in South Africa - Appointed Burgesses City of Glasgow
On 21-Feb-1901
James Miller of 93 Golfhill Terrace, Denniston, Glasgow
served with Scottish National Red Cross Hospital


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