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DCMs for the Boer War 4 years 5 months ago #58202

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djb wrote: DCM Ed VII
Queen's Sudan
[QSA]
KSA (2) (Pte A Harris North Fus)
BWM
VM (Pte 20 Can Inf)
Khedive Sudan (1) Khartoum

DCM for saving a Maxim gum at Belmont, 23 Nov 99.

Corbitt's Auctions, October 1999. £950


Hello David

What is meant by the square brackets around the QSA?

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Sorry. It signifies a missing medal.
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DCM Ed VII
QSA (5) CC OFS Joh DH Belf (Pte D McKinnon, 6th Dragoons)

DCM LG 27 Sep 1901.

"At Rensburg, Captain Jackson, 7th Dragoon Guards, was mortally wounded. Sergeant Broadwood and Private McKinnon gallantly stuck to him amidst a hail of bullets and successfully carried him in."

Stanley Gibbons, March 1980. £550
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DCM Ed VII
QSA (6) CC Tal TH OFS RoL Tr (Cpl)
KSA (2) (Sgt W Brown, RDF)

DCM LG 27 September 1901.

Stanley Gibbons, March 1980. £450
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Hi
Scan of McKinnon DCM/QSA attached

Unfortunately I did not buy it in 1980!!!
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DCM Ed VII (3391 Serjt: T. Cripps. Oxford L.I.);
QSA (3) CC OFS Joh (3391 Corl. T. Cripps, Oxford: Lt. Inft.);
KSA (2) (3391 Serjt: T. Cripps. Oxford: L.I.);
[1914-15 Star]
BWM (P-385 Sjt. T. Cripps. M.F.P.)
[VM]

DCM London Gazette 31 October 1902 - A.O. 10/03; Knapdaar 13 January 1902. Details London Gazette 25 April 1902: ‘Oxfordshire Light Infantry. 3391 Serjeant T. Cripps; 3421 Private E. H. Clack; 5882 Private W. Townsend. For their dash in capture of wagons at Knapdaar, on 13th January, 1902. They rode down six Boers and three wagons, though exposed to considerable fire.’ Both privates promoted corporals by Commander-in-Chief.

MID London Gazette 10 September 1901.

Sergeant Cripps served with the 8th Battalion Mounted Infantry in the Boer War, and with the Military Foot Police in France from 21 January 1915.
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