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Sudan (19518 Dr: W. J. Cartwright. R.A.);
QSA (4) Defence of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Laing’s Nek, Belfast (19518 Dr. W. J. Cartwright, R.F.A.);
KSA (2) (19518 Dvr: W. J. Cartwright. R.F.A.);
Khedive’s Sudan (0) (19518 Dr. W. J. Cartwright. 32. F.B. R.A.) impressed naming,

William Joseph Cartwright was born in the Parish of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, and enlisted into the Royal Artillery at Longton on 6 April 1897. Following service in the U.K. with 84 Field Battery, he served overseas in Egypt and the Sudan with 32 Field Battery, R.F.A., from 20 December 1897 to 7 November 1898; in India until 26 September 1899; and in South Africa from 27 September 1899, initially with the Indian Ammunition Column until posted to a 1-pounder Maxim Battery.

He was discharged in South Africa, on payment of £18 on 10 November 1902.
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QSA (4) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (Major: F. J. Graeme, R.G.A.);
Delhi Durbar 1903, silver, unnamed
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QSA (3) Cape Colony, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (Capt. H. C. Marshall, 2/W.D., R.G.A.);
KSA (2) (Capt. H. C. Marshall. R.G.A.)
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QSA (3) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (57380 St. Sgt. Far: G. Feaver, 17th Bty: R.F.A.);
KSA (2) (57380 S. Serjt.-Far: G. Feaver. R.F.A.,);
Army LS&GC Ed VII
Army Meritorious Service Medal GV (51679 Far: Q.M. Sjt: G. Feaver. R.F.A.)

MSM London Gazette 22 February 1919: ‘For valuable services rendered in connection with the war [at Home].’

George Feaver was born in the Parish of Compton, near Sherborne, Dorset, and enlisted into the Royal Artillery at Trowbridge on 7 October 1886, aged 18 years 1 month, a shoeing smith by trade. He served with 17th Field Battery in South Africa from 25 January 1900 to 29 April 1902, and was injured at Jermersburg Drift on 27 November 1901, when he was thrown from a cart and a wheel passed over his leg. He was hospitalised at Bloemfontein for this injury, as well as for enteric fever, until 30 April 1902.

He received his discharge at Bulford Camp on 5 September 1905. Recalled for service at Home in 1914, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in February 1919. He died on 8 August 1942.
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QSA (5) Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal (28307 A. Br. W. E. Dickers, 78th Bty. R.F.A.);
[ 1914 Star and bar trio ];
Army LS&GC GV, 1st issue (28307 B.S. Mjr: W. E. Dickers. R.F.A.);
Army Meritorious Service Medal, GV, 1st issue (28307 B.S. Mjr: W. E. Dickers. B. 83/Bde: R.F.A.)

MSM London Gazette 17 June 1918 (France).

MID London Gazette 17 February 1915 (French’s despatch of 20 November 1914): ‘Sergeant, 68th Battery R.F.A.’
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QSA (5) Belmont, Modder River, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (2430 S. Major Clerk: H. Fairburn. W.D., R.G.A.) clasps mounted in order listed but not entitled to Cape Colony;
{ KSA (2) ];
Army LS&GC VR, small letter reverse (2430. Q: M: Sgt. H. Fairburn. R.A.)

Herbert Fairburn was born near Dublin and enlisted into the Royal Artillery at Woolwich on 15 June 1881, aged 15 years 6 months. He was awarded the LS&GC medal in September 1899 and was discharged at Johannesburg on 14 June 1902, intending to reside there. His discharge papers confirm QSA with four clasps (but not Cape Colony) and also the King’s medal with two clasps. He re-enlisted at Pretoria on 1 September 1904, and was commissioned Lieutenant on 22 February 1905.
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