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1902 CORONATION MEDAL (bronze) UN-NAMED AS ISSUED
QSA CAPE COLONY 808 SERJT: G PAUL PAV GUARDS
KSA SA01 SA02 808 SERJT G PAUL PAVG
Rolls confirm all medals and all clasps. He is noted as being part of the Cape Colony Contingent to the Kings Coronation in 1902


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1902 Bronze Coronation Medal - Retimentally engraved Pte. R. Puddy Coldm Gds
QSA: CC, OFS, Jb - 7971 Pte. R. Puddy, Cldstrm: Gds:
KSA: SA01, SA02 - 7971 Pre. R. Puddy. Coldstream Guards

Robert Puddy, a butcher from Burnham, Somerset, was born around 1873 and attested for short service into the Coldstream Guards on 14 January 1890, being discharged to the Reserve on 14 January 1894. He was promoted to L Cpl.

He married Alice Mead Bobbett of Wells, Somerset on 4 April 1897 and they had seven children: Dorothy Maria 1/4/98 born in Glastonbury; Gladys Kathleen 3/5/03 Arundel; Robt. George 4/12/05 Brentford; Francis Irene 4/6/11 Isle of White; Margaret Annie 12/5/14, Isle of White; Mary Josephine 12/5/14 Isle of White; Edith Molly 8/11/08 Isle of White. Lived in Northwood, Isle of White.
Recalled on 9 October 1899, he served in South Africa during the Boer War and was discharged on 21 July 1902. He afterwards lived in Northwood, Isle of Wight, and re-attested for service during the Great War on 9 September 1914, when 41 years and 7 months old, and served the duration at home before his final discharge ‘Class Z’ on 8 February 1919. (No WW1 medal entitlement)

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Pair: Corporal A. Scott, Canadian Scouts
1902 Bronze Coronation Medal - unnamed as issued
QSA: CC, OFS, TR, LN - 429 Corpl: A. Scott. Canadian Scouts

KSA - SA01, SA02 Missing - Please contact if you know the location as I would like to reunite the group.

Adam Scott was born in Scotland about 1871 and worked as a bricklayer before attesting at Pretoria for the Volunteer Service Company, later the Volunteer Company, Mounted Infantry, of the Scottish Rifles (The Cameronians) on 11 March 1900. He subsequently transferred and served with Canadian Scouts from 14 May 1901 until 31 May 1902. Latterly appointed a Battery Sergeant Major, Scott formed part of the 1902 Coronation contingent, for which he received the Medal. Discharged at Cape Town on 15 October 1902, upon the disbandment of the Corps, he gave his address as ‘Stand 1025, 9th Street, Vrededorp, Johannesburg’; entitled to King’s South Africa Medal with 2 clasps.

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