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QSAs with raised dates 1 year 2 weeks ago #64488

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That's great feedback. Many thanks, Mike.
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The Graphic, 23 February 1901, carried a picture of the Standard presented to LSH and also their new medal.

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The presentation of medals

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The front page of that week's issue:

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QSAs with raised dates 1 year 1 day ago #64707

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This medal is listed in the latest Spinks Auction...… There is no photo and the value is very very low..... David is there any way you could get a photo..... I know there is another thread about this medal and the man is not on roll...…

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x761 A rare ‘raised dates’ Queen’s South Africa Medal pair awarded to Private W. F. Hunter, Scottish Horse, who was awarded the Military Medal during the Great War, whilst attached to S.A. Railways Overseas Dominion Section

Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (44910 Tpr. W. F. Hunter. 2nd. Scottish Horse), a ‘raised dates’ striking; British War Medal 1914-20 (Sjt. W. F. Hunter. S.A.R.O.D.S.), the first renamed with privately engraved details, edge nicks, very fine (2) £300-500 Provenance: Spink, June 1989.

William Fraser Hunter was born at Forfar, Scotland, about 1883 and witnessed six months of service with the Scottish Horse and a further year with the Natal Border Police in South Africa. Attesting for the 1st Section South African Railways at Johannesburg on 4 December 1916, he was appointed 1st Grade Shunter and embarked at Cape Town aboard the S.S. Barambah on 29 January 1917 - his service records noting previous employment with the South African Railways and home address as ‘120 Railway Street, Germiston, Transvaal’. Awarded the Military Medal for service on the Western Front (London Gazette 28 January 1918, refers), Hunter returned home aboard the S.S. Bellerophon on 30 May 1919, being discharged on 28 June 1919; sold with copied service record confirming entitlement to Victory Medal, issued on 13 March 1922.
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Found him on IY list.....

Hunter, William 33539*, Trooper 2nd Scottish Horse
Hunter, William 37875, Trooper* Imperial Yeomanry
Hunter, William 41091, Trooper* 29th Bn. I.Y.
Hunter, William 41173, Trooper* 37th Bn. I.Y.
Hunter, William 42345, Trooper* 34th Bn. I.Y.

Hunter, William 44910, Trooper* Scottish Horse

Hunter, William Andrew 36927*, Trooper 1st Scottish Horse
Hunter, William Edward 25353, Trooper 24th Coy., 8th Bn. I.Y.
Hunter, William James 28305, Trooper 85th Coy., 22nd Bn. I.Y.
Hunter, William Matthew Parker 11081, Private 60th Coy., 17th Bn. I.Y.
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