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[ CB ];
QSA (3) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (Major G. R. T. Rundle. 43/Bty., R.G.A.) engraved naming;
KSA (2) (Major G. R. T. Rundle. R.F.A.) engraved naming;
1914-15 Star (Bt. Col. G. R. T. Rundle. R.F.A.);
BWM and VM with MID oak leaves (Bt. Col. G. R. T. Rundle.)

CB LG 3 June 1915.

George Richard Tyrrell Rundle was born on 12 July 1860 and was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery in 1879. He served in South Africa during the Boer War where he performed the duties of Commandant, Rouxville and Comassie Brigade, from 19 October 1900, and was afterwards Commandant at Edenburg from 3 April to 21 December 1901. For his services he was Mentioned in Despatches (LG 10 September 1901).

He saw further service during the Great War as Commanding Officer of 146 Brigade, R.F.A., on the Western Front from 4 January 1915, and for his services was Mentioned in Despatches (LG 2 June 1915) and appointed a CB.

He died on 12 December 1947.
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QSA (3) Cape Colony, Paardeberg, Driefontein (99848 Sgt. A. Williams, 65th Bty: R.F.A.);
1914-15 Star (Capt. A. Williams. R.F.A.);
BWM and VM with MID oak leaves (Capt. A. Williams.);
Army LS&GC GV 1st issue (99848 B.Q.M. Sjt: A. Williams R.F.A.)

Amos Williams was commissioned in the Royal Field Artillery on 15 December 1914, and served with them during the Great War on the Western Front from 27 August 1915. For his services he was three times Mentioned in Despatches (LGs 18 May 1917; 21 May 1918; and 7 July 1919).
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Sudan (74436. A/Br. A. H. World. R.A.);
QSA (6) Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (74436 Dvr: A. H. World, 7th Bty., R.F.A.);
KSA (2) (74436 Bomb: A. H. World. R.F.A.);
Khedive Sudan (1) Khartoum (74436. A/Br. A. H. World. 37th Fd. Bty. R.A.)
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Sudan (19071 [sic]. Gr: C. Cobb. 61/R.A.);
QSA (4) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, unofficial rivets between state and date clasps (19070 A. Bomb: C. Cobb, 17th. Bty: R.F.A.);
Khedive Sudan (1) Khartoum (19070 Gr. C. Cobb. 37th. Fd. Bty. R.A.) depot engraved naming;
1914-15 Star (17839 Gnr: C. Cobb. R.F.A.);
BWM and VM (17839 Gnr. C. Cobb. R.A.).

Together with the recipient’s Silver War Badge, the reverse officially numbered ‘332280’

Charles Cobb was born in Hounslow, Middlesex, in June 1878 and attested there for the Royal Artillery on 3 March 1897. He served with the Artillery overseas in the Sudan and in South Africa, and was discharged on 2 March 1913 after 16 years’ service, of which 2 years and 272 days had been spent overseas.

Following the outbreak of the Great War Cobb re-enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery on 23 November 19194, and served with the British Expeditionary Force in the Mediterranean theatre, 1915-16, and then on the Western Front, 1916-18. He was discharged on 19 February 1918, no longer physically fit for War Service, and was awarded a Silver War Badge.
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QSA (3) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (79 Gnr. R. Stiff. R.F.A.) a slightly later impressed issue with fixed suspension;
KSA (2) (79 Gnr. R. Stiff. R.F.A.) as before but with correct swivel suspension;
1914-15 Star (79 Sjt. R. Stiff. R.F.A.);
BWM and VM (2. Lieut. R. Stiff.);
Delhi Durbar 1911, silver (79 Sjt. R. Stiff. R.F.A.) impressed naming;
Army LS&GC GV 1st issue (79 B.S. Mjr: R. Stiff. R.F.A.)

Richard Stiff served with the Royal Field Artillery in theatre of war ‘5 i’ from 21 August 1915 and was commissioned on 27 December 1917.

Sold with copied Medal Index Card which notes that he was issued with (replacement) ‘Queen’s & King’s S.A. medals with clasps & Delhi Durbar medal.’
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QSA (3) Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith (10858 Gnr: W. J. Walters, 28th Bty: R.F.A.);
1914-15 Star (51237 Sjt. W. J. Walters. R.F.A.);
BWM and VM (51237 B.Q.M. Sjt. W. J. Walters. R.A.)

Together with Memorial Plaque (William John Walters)

William John Walters was born in the Parish of St Michael’s, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, and attested for the Royal Artillery at London on 13 August 1895, aged 18. He served in South Africa with the 28th Battery R.F.A. but was discharged from “W” Battery R.H.A. at Woolwich on 31 May 1902, having been found unfit for further service.

Recalled for service in 1914, he served in France with 94th Battery, 5th Brigade R.F.A. from 1 April 1915. He died in France on 15 May 1917, and is commemorated by name on the Loos Memorial.
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