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Natal Police 7 years 3 months ago #42749

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On offer at the next Kaplan sale:

V038. QSA (1) Natal (2424 Tpr H.B NEALE Natal Police). EF. R1400

The Supplementary roll (WO100/261p167) shows he served 23 Nov 99 to 21 Apr 02 and earned the SA01 clasp. His Natal clasp is on WO100/261p136.
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Natal Police 7 years 3 months ago #42916

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I think the Natal Police were, in effect, cheated when it came to their service throughout 1901 and 1902, in particular those in northern end of the Colony.

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Natal Police 6 years 2 months ago #48477

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From the next Baldwin sale


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To Trooper/Rifleman G W Cooke

QSA (5) Nat CC OFS Tr 01 (1597 Tpr: G.W. Cooke. Natal Police);
Natal (1) 1906 (Tpr. G.W. Cooke. Natal Police);
1914-15 Star (Rfm. G.W. Cooke 3RD S.A.M.R.);
British War and Victory Medals 1914-1920 (Rfm. G.W. Cooke 3RD S.A.M.R.);
Permanent Forces of the Empire Beyond the Seas Long Service and Good Conduct Medal GVR (No. 1153.Rifleman G.W. Cooke. S.A.M.R.).
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Natal Police 6 years 2 months ago #48478

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One for Mr H, me thinks, if he has not spent up after the last City Coins sale.

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To Trooper/Rifleman G W Cooke

QSA (5) Nat CC OFS Tr 01 (1597 Tpr: G.W. Cooke. Natal Police);
Natal (1) 1906 (Tpr. G.W. Cooke. Natal Police);
1914-15 Star (Rfm. G.W. Cooke 3RD S.A.M.R.);
British War and Victory Medals 1914-1920 (Rfm. G.W. Cooke 3RD S.A.M.R.);
Permanent Forces of the Empire Beyond the Seas Long Service and Good Conduct Medal GVR (No. 1153.Rifleman G.W. Cooke. S.A.M.R.).

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Natal Police 6 years 2 months ago #48482

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I am indeed rather pressed for funds at present. I already have a couple of NP groups with this combination of medals, so I do not intend adding another unless it was in other respects exceptional. I have not yet checked the Cooke's QSA clasp entitlement, but it should not have both CC and Natal. Natal, OFS and Transvaal is fairly unusual for the NP.

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Indeed, Cooke subsequently served in Kitchener's Fighting Scouts, where he earned those clasps, it would be interesting to examine this particular medal, one would expect to see an unofficial set of rivets joining the Natal Clasp to the Cape Colony.

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