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QSA (5) Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Wittebergen (73004 Dvr: G. Orpen, 81st Bty: R.F.A.);
KSA (2) (73004 Dvr: G. Orpen. R.F.A.);
[ 1914/15 Star ]
BWM 1914-20 (53280 Gnr. G. Orpen. R.A.)
[ VM ]

Golding Orpen served in France with the Royal Field Artillery and later the Labour Corps from 11 March 1915.
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QSA (3) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1902 (2820 Gnr: E. A. Wright. R.F.A.);
BWM and VM (236469 Gnr. E. A. Wright. R.A.)
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QSA (5) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Laing’s Nek, Belfast, South Africa 1901 (67167 Dvr: W. Geary, 86th Bty: R.F.A.);
1914-15 Star (24036 Dvr. W. Geary. R.F.A.);
BWM and VM (24036 Dvr. W. Geary. R.A.)
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QSA (1) Cape Colony (Colonel E. J. K. Priestley. R.G.A.);
KSA (2) (Lt. Col. E. J. K. Priestley. R.G.A.) note rank

Edward John Kenworthy Priestley was appointed Lieutenant in the Royal Garrison Artillery on 29 April 1873; Captain, 1 October 1882; Major, 25 April 1890; Lieutenant-Colonel, 13 July 1899; Colonel, 13 July 1903. Colonel Priestley served in the South African war as Commandant at Port Elizabeth; afterwards Commandant of Aberdeen District; subsequently Officer Commanding Royal Artillery, Cape Colony, and later at Karachi.

The Boer War was his only war service listed in the 1905 Army List.
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QSA (3) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (84104 Gnr: B. G. Miller, 6th E.D., R.G.A.);
KSA (2) (84104 Gnr: B. G. Miller. R.G.A.) first initial possibly re-impressed;
BWM and VM (SR-6943 Sjt. B. G. Miller. R.A.);
Belgium, Croix de Guerre
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QSA (3) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (29503 Gnr: R. W. Holcombe, 15th W.D., R.G.A.);
KSA (2) (29503 Gnr: R. W. Holcombe, R.G.A.);
[ 1914/15 Star ];
BWM 1914-20 (29503 Gnr. R. W. Holcombe. R.A.);
[ VM ].
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