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Medals to the Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) 7 months 2 weeks ago #78949

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QSA (3) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901, dated clasp loose upon riband (7534 Pte. J. Palethorpe, Derby: Regt.), good very fine

John Palethorpe was born in 1881 at Radford, Nottinghamshire and was a collier upon his enlistment on 5 March 1900. He served in South Africa with the 4th Battalion during the Boer War from 23 March 1900-10 May 1901 and was discharged on 4 March 1906.

He was captured at Roodeval l on 7 June 1900.

British newspapers reported that he had been released a month later and had arrived in Ladysmith by 18 July 1900.
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Medals to the Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) 1 week 6 days ago #83132

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QSA (4) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, SA01 (6346 Pte W. Bridge Derby Regt). Number corrected, top clasp loose.
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Medals to the Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) 1 week 6 days ago #83139

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IGS 1895 (2) Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 engraved (3430 Pte J Trickett 2d Bn Derby Regt);
QSA (4) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill (3430 Pte J Trickett Derby Regt);
KSA (2) (3430 Pte E Trickett Notts & Derby Regt)

Born St Marys, Nottingham.
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