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Medals to the 12th Lancers 9 years 10 months ago #5367

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A new aquistion from the wakefield medal fair today.
2804 S.Q.M.Sejt Charles Albert Jotcham 12th Lancers
Charles a native of Liverpool was born in 1865
He attested on 20 November 1185 his age is stated as 20 years and 9 months and his trade was a clerk.
at the time he belonged to the 1st Gloster Arty Volunteers
Charles was 5ft 7inches and weighed 139lbs on enlistment and is stated as having grey eyes and golden hair!
part of his service was in India from March 86 to Nov 87
He served in South Africa from Oct 99 to July 01
during his service he passed classes in Pioneering at Chatham in 1889 and the School of Musketry in 1896
His QSA clasps are confirmed as S.A 1901, Wittebergen, Diamond Hill, Johannesburg, Driefontein, Paardeburg and Relief of Kimberley






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Medals to the 12th Lancers 9 years 10 months ago #5372

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Hi Paul.....

Well It Looks like the Wakefield Fair has been very good to you.....

Some nice items that you were able to obtain.....

Did you see any Canadian pieces????

Mike
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Paul,
That is a very good medal and the sort of Relief of Kimberley I would want to buy if I were to start another QSA collection!
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Medals to the 12th Lancers 9 years 10 months ago #5375

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Mike I traded a few medals that were no longer in my collecting theme today, so I re-invested :blink:
Sadly not one Canadian to be seen, always looking though

Paul :)

QSAMIKE wrote: Hi Paul.....

Well It Looks like the Wakefield Fair has been very good to you.....

Some nice items that you were able to obtain.....

Did you see any Canadian pieces????

Mike

"From a billow of the rolling veldt we looked back, and black columns were coming up behind us."

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Medals to the 12th Lancers 9 years 10 months ago #5376

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Thank you and thanks for your recent advice, very much apreciated.

Paul :)

Frank Kelley wrote: Paul,
That is a very good medal and the sort of Relief of Kimberley I would want to buy if I were to start another QSA collection!
Frank

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Paul,
Just had a quick look at the roll, assume the first five rivits are official ones, but what about the sixth? not that it would matter of course.
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