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QSA (4) Cape Colony, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen (3809 Sgt. J. Etherington, 1st Rl. Sussex Regt.)

James Etherington was born in November 1867 at Upwaltham, Petworth Sussex and was a carter upon his enlistment in the Royal Sussex Regiment at Chichester on 23 January 1888.

He served in South Africa during the Boer War from 10 February 1900-17 January 1901, being discharged in February 1901.
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QSA (4) Cape Colony, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen, second, third, and fourth clasps all tailor’s copies (4354 Pte. J. Beachamp [sic], 1st. Rl. Sussex Regt.);
KSA (2) (4354 Pte. J. Beauchamp. Rl: Sussex Regt.)

James Beauchamp was born in Brighton, Sussex, in 1875 and attested for the Royal Sussex Regiment at Chichester, Sussex, on 2 May 1893, having previously served in the 3rd (Militia) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. He served with the 1st Battalion in South Africa during the Boer War from 22 February 1900 to 15 September 1902, and transferred to the Army Reserve on 14 January 1903. He was discharged on 1 May 1909, after 16 years’ service.
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[ IGS 1895 (1) Punjab Frontier ];
QSA (3) Colony, OFS, Johannesburg (4264 Pte P. Martin 1:R: Sussex Regt,) heavy contact to number,

Peter Martin was born in Tunbridge Wells, enlisted 30/1/93, imprisoned for 28 days for drunkenness on duty 15/2/98, imprisoned for 3 days by civil power Victoria West, Cape Colony for drunkenness, discharged 29/12/03.

IGS listed on WO100/87p428
QSA verified on WO100/187p51

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IGS 1895 (2) Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 (4931 Pte. J. Braden 2d. Bn. Ryl. Suss. Regt.);
QSA (4) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (4931 Pte. J. Braden. Rl: Sussex Regt.),
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MM GV (R-34572 Pte. B. Aylwin. 2/K.R.Rif:C);
QSA (4) Cape Colony, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen (7002 Pte B.G. Aylwin, 1st Rl. Sussex Regt);
BWM and VM (R-34572 Pte. B.G. Alywin. K.R.Rif.C.), note spelling ;
Special Constabulary Long Service, GV (Benjamin G. Aylwin.).

MM LG 23 July 1919.

Benjamin Gordon Aylwin was born at Siddlesham, Chichester, Sussex in 1879 and served with the Volunteer Company of the Royal Sussex Regiment during the Second Anglo-Boer War. A note of the medal roll additionally stating: 'Employed as a civil Baker by Mr. Ashley, Market Square, Bloemfontein'. He saw later service with the 2nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps during the Great War. In his retirement Aylwin was a Chelsea Pensioner.
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QSA (4) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (4951 Pte A. Stevens. Rl: Sussex Regt), mounted for wear, post bent forward and suspension slack, solder repair to suspension arm, edge knocks, thus about good fine
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