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Medals to Town Guards and District Mounted Troops (DMT) 2 weeks 1 day ago #87116

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SAGS (1) 1877-8 (Tpr. E. Henry. Somerset. E. Vol: Contgt.);
CGHGSM (1) Basutoland (Sergt. E. B. Henry. Cradock Burg.);
QSA (0) (Pte. E. Henrey. Cradock T.G.)
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Medals to Town Guards and District Mounted Troops (DMT) 2 weeks 7 hours ago #87143

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CGHGSM (1) Basutoland (Sgt. J. Pitt.. Adelaide M.I. Vol.);
QSA (0) (44 Pte. A. J. Pitt. Adelaide T.G.)
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CGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland (Sgt. Maj. P. Townshend. Vryburg Vol.);
QSA (0) (Captain P. Townshend. Vryburg T.G.)

Spink state that approximately 151 Medals were awarded to the Vrybrg TG in September 1905, with a further 40 Medals being awarded on the supplementary roll of the same date.

Philip Townshend was commissioned, having been Sergeant-Major of the Vryburg Volunteers.
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Medals to Town Guards and District Mounted Troops (DMT) 1 week 5 hours ago #87253

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QSA (0) (Sub. Ldr. W. A. J. Burt. Newcastle T.G.), rank and name unofficially re-engraved;
Natal 1906 (1) 1906 (Lt: W. A. J. Burt, Natal Militia Staff.);
British War Medal 1914-20 (Capt. W. A. J. Burt.);
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service, Ed VII. (Lieut. W. A. J. Burt. Staff Supy. List.);
Volunteer Officer's Decoration, VR

I could not find this man on the Newcastle TG roll.
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Medals to Town Guards and District Mounted Troops (DMT) 3 days 5 hours ago #87324

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The group to Burt sold well. The hammer price was £500. Totals (inc VAT on the commission for the UK only): £620. R12,300. Au$1,060. Can$970. US$730
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QSA (0) (162 Pte. R. Tohill. Knysna T.G.)

Some 123 medals to the Knysna Town Guard.
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