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Town Guard QSAs and DMT QSAs 2 weeks 11 hours ago #66990

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I think that this may be a unique Town Guard group as well, Boer War to World War Two...… Now on Echo Bay...….

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Town Guard QSAs and DMT QSAs 2 weeks 11 hours ago #66992

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That's quite a group. His 7 clasps are verified on the Kimberley TG and Damant's Horse rolls.
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Town Guard QSAs and DMT QSAs 1 week 3 days ago #67046

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You know what they say about QSAs to Ladybrand TG? DeNel is selling the QSA to W.J. Walker, Ladybrand, Town Guard on BoB.
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Another single QSA being sold by DeNel is:

QSA 2 bars: TVL; SA'02 Cpl Jock Duncan Pietersburg Town Guard

This medal is ex Henk, I believe?

This medal and trio to J D Duncan sold at Spink in July.

x593 Four: Private J. Duncan, South African Infantry, late Pietersburg Town Guard

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (18 Pte. J. D. Duncan.
Ptrsbrg: Town Gd:); 1914-15 Star (Pte. J. D. Duncan 8th Infantry); British War and bi-lingual
Victory Medals (Pte. J. D. Duncan. 9th S.A.I.), official correction to first initial of second, polished,
good fine or better and the first very rare (4)
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Town Guard QSAs and DMT QSAs 4 days 17 hours ago #67091

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An example of an Indwe TG QSA which sold on eBay.ie last month

Approximately 137 Medals were awarded to the unit.

QSA (0) (44 L. Cpl. G. E. Catherine. Indwe T.G.)

Gurney Edward Catherine is recorded on medal roll, in comments section "having 'proceeded to Dordrecht when transferred" possibly refers to where medal was sent. Born 1881, had close ties to UK, his wife's name was Catherine, his son Noel was born in England in 1917 (In World War II, son served S.A.S.C., S.A.A.F., R.A.F., East Africa, Abyssinia) . He is recorded as visiting UK in 1937, died in Cape Town South Africa 1942 aged 61.


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The medal to Captain & QM V Roberts, Uitenhage TG. Ex Spink in the summer.



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