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Medals to the Lancashire Fusiliers 1 year 11 months ago #82059

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QSA (0) (Lieut: O. Baron, Vol: Coy. Lanc: Fus:) impressed naming

His entry for the 2nd Lancashire Fusiliers is crossed through on WO100/179p10.

CC, OFS, Tr listed on WO100/197p345



SA01 listed on WO100/179p351

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Medals to the Lancashire Fusiliers 1 year 11 months ago #82140

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Sudan (2/Lt. F. F. Marrable 2/Lan: Fus:) note error in initials;
QSA (4) Orange Free State, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek, South Africa 1901 (Lieut. T. J. Marrable. Lanc. Fus) the last clasp a contemporary tailor’s copy;
Khedive’s Sudan (1) Khartoum (2nd Lieut. T. J. Marrable. 2nd L.F.)

Thomas James Marrable was gazetted to the Lancashire Fusiliers from the 4th Duke of Cambridge’s Own Middlesex Regiment on 4 May 1898. He joined the 2nd Battalion in Egypt on 14 July of the same year and took part in the Nile Expedition and was present at the battle of Khartoum.

He later served during the occupation of Crete in 1898 and, after a brief period at home, with the same battalion in the South African War.

He was promoted Captain on 15 November 1900, into the 3rd Battalion and proceeded to the West Indies. From there he was detailed for a tour at the Depot and, whilst at Bury, passed into the Staff College. He was on the Staff at Aldershot 1907-11, first as Staff Captain and later as DAQMG.

He died at Territel, Switzerland, on 28 August 1913, at the age of 35 years.
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Medals to the Lancashire Fusiliers 1 year 3 months ago #86817

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From the City Coins auction, 4 November 2022

QSA (5) Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (3305 Pte J. Rogers, Lanc: Fus:);
KSA (2) (3305 Pte J. Rogers, Lanc: Fus:)

QSA (3) Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith Transvaal (4577 Pte W. Dixon, Lanc: Fus:) (Transvaal late issue as per Roll, added 1905 with unofficial rivet. Surname incorrectly impressed as clearly Dickson on Roll)
KSA (2) (4577 Pte W. Dickson, Lanc: Fus:)
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Medals to the Lancashire Fusiliers 11 months 1 week ago #89023

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CIE n/b, gold and enamel, with neck riband;
QSA (4) Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, the first clasp a tailor’s copy (Lieut. E. I. M. Barrett. Lanc. Fusrs.) officially re-engraved naming;
KSA (2) (Lieut. E. I. M. Barrett. Lanc. Fusrs.) officially re-engraved naming;
Shanghai Municipal Police Long Service Medal, silver (Capt. E. I. M. Barrett, C.I.E., Com of Police) edge prepared prior to naming;
War Medal 1939-45

CIE London Gazette 3 June 1919: ‘For meritorious services connected with the War.’

Edward Ivo Medhurst Barrett was born in Churt, Surrey, on 22 June 1879 and was educated at Cheltenham College and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. He was commissioned second lieutenant in the Lancashire Fusiliers on 11 February 1899, and served with the 2nd Battalion in South Africa during the Boer War as part of the Ladysmith Relief Force, and was slightly wounded at the engagement at Venters Spruit on 20 January 1900. Promoted captain in 1902, in June of that year he was seconded as a wing officer to the Malay States Guides. He joined the Shanghai Municipal Police on 1 May 1907, and was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire in 1919. He served as Commissioner of Police, Shanghai from 1925 to 1929.

A keen sportsman, Barrett played rugby union for England against Scotland in the Calcutta Cup Match in the 1903 Four Nations Championship (which Scotland won 10-6 on their way to the Triple Crown), and between 1896 and 1925 played 86 first class cricket matches for both Hampshire and the Marylebone Cricket Club, with a top score of 215. He also won the Japan amateur golf championship in 1917. He died in Boscombe on 10 July 1950.

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Medals to the Lancashire Fusiliers 1 week 5 days ago #94096

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Queen’s Sudan (4865. Pte. W. Langton. 2/Lan: Fus:);
QSA (5) Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (4865 Pte J. Langton) [sic];
KSA (2) (4865 Pte J. Langton. Lanc: Fus:);
Khedive’s Sudan (1) Khartoum (4865. Pte. W. Langton. 2nd L.F.) with contemporarily engraved naming,

William Langton was born in Manchester, Lancashire. He attested for the Lancashire Fusiliers at Bury in July 1894, having served in the 4th Battalion, Lancashire Militia. Langton served with the 2nd Battalion in the Sudan from January to October 1898, and as part of the Occupation of Crete in the same year. He also served with the Battalion during the Second Boer War in South Africa between December 1899 and September 1902. Langton was discharged on 17 July 1906, having served 12 years with the Colours.
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