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Medals to the Canadian Scouts 9 months 1 day ago #78157

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QSA (4) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (Tpr: D. Fletcher. Canadian: Scouts)

David Fletcher was born in Whitehaven, Cumberland, c 1877. Enlisted in the Canadian Scouts in Durban, 4 February 1902. Age 25. Height 5'4.5". Fair complexion, blue eyes and fair hair. Worked as a stockman. Next of Kin: Father, 33 York Street, Barrow in Furness, Lancashire. Discharged 30 June 1902

His 4 clasp medal was issued 24 April 1906. His clasps are verified on the rolls.
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The QSA to 155 Tpr: J.McCormack sold this morning for a hammer price of Au$550. Totals: £357. R7,300. Au$670. Can$620. US$500
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The QSA to Trooper Fletcher sold yesterday for a hammer price of £220. Totals (inc VAT for UK only): £283. R5,400. Au$510. Can$470. US$380 which is reasonable given his short service in the Canadian Scouts.
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Medals to the Canadian Scouts 7 months 3 weeks ago #78848

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Just bumping to the top......

GOOD EVENING GENTLEMEN......

I Have decided to take on the project of compiling a list of all the existing Queen's South Africa Medals either in singles or in groups named to.....

THE CANADIAN SCOUTS

I would ask the assistance of all members of the forum if they can provide me with the following information.....

1. Name, Rank and Regimental Number (Note: Some medals were issued without a Number).

2. Style of Name Unitt: CAN. SCOUTS, CANAD'N SCOUTS, CANADIAN SCOUTS

3. Bars on the medal.

4. If part of a Group the other medals in the group.

5. Country of Location. I do not want any personal information just Country.

All information will be kept confidential and I may possibly be able to pass on some information to you......

Thank you in advance for any assistance that you can provide.....

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Hi Mike

*648 TPR: H. BRATTEN. CANDN: SCTS: Bars CC, OFS, TVL, SA'01, SA'02
*Single Medal
*RSA (Obtained in 1997 from collector in Bermuda)

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Henk Loots wrote: Hi Mike

*648 TPR: H. BRATTEN. CANDN: SCTS: Bars CC, OFS, TVL, SA'01, SA'02
*Single Medal
*RSA (Obtained in 1997 from collector in Bermuda)

From the records that I have:

TROOPER HARRY BRATTEN

NAME: BRATTEN, HARRY
REGIMENTAL No.: 648
RANK: Trooper
DOB/POB: Unknown - Sweden
AGE ON ENLISTMENT: 18
OCCUPATION: None Shown
RELIGION: None Shown
MARITAL STATUS: Single
C.S. ENLISTMENT DATE: 03/26/1902
PROMOTED:
C.S. RELEASE DATE: 30/06/1902 (Disbandment)
FORMER SERVICE: None shown
SUBSEQUENT SERVICE: None Shown
MEDALS: Q.S.A. - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal. South Africa 1901 / 1902
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NEXT-OF-KIN: Sweden

REFERENCES:
TNA, WO 126/16 Local Armed Forces Enrollment Forms – Canadian Scouts
TNA, WO 127/4 Local Armed Forces Nominal Rolls – Canadian Scouts, p8 & p518
TNA, WO 100/287, Canadian Scouts Medal Roll, p282, p 311, p319

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