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QSAs with the clasp Wepener 6 months 1 week ago #75866

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Your man "565 Pte. T.O'Sullivan" of CMR is shown on the Kaplan roll for the Wepener clasp as also being entitled to Cape Colony, Transvaal and Wittebergen.
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QSAs with the clasp Wepener 6 months 1 week ago #75867

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Here is what I have:

O’Sullivan, 565 Private Timothy, Cape Mounted Rifles | QSA (4) CC Wep Tr Witt; KSA (2) | Enlisted 18 March 1882. Served in the Bechuanaland rebellion 1896-7. CGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland. Discharged 7 March 1909. CMR ref DD7/60 | Ref: Wo100/241p45, Wo100/359p310
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QSAs with the clasp Wepener 6 months 5 days ago #75906

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QSA (4) Cape Colony, Wepener, Transvaal, Wittebergen (3296 Pte. W. Lindsay, Royal Scots.);
KSA (2) (3296 Pte. W. Lindsay. Rl: Scots.)

He was born in St Cuthbert’s, Edinburgh. Attested for the Royal Scots in Glencorse 15 May 1889. Age 18 years. Trade: Cooper. Prior service in 3rd Royal Scots. 5’5”. Fresh complexion, blue eyes and dark brown hair. Tattoos on left forearm. Religion: Presbyterian. NOK: Father, 3 Hawk Street, Edinburgh. Granted 1d GC pay 8 October 1891. Forfeited GC pay 19 August 1892. Tried by RCM and sentenced to 28 days confinement and fined £1 for drunkenness on duty 24 February 1896. 2d GC pay restored 23 September 1896. Transferred to Army Reserve 3 February 1897. Recalled 7 October 1899. Discharged 15 May 1902. Paid war gratuity £5, 7 June 1902. Served home 15 May 1889 to 9 December 1890, Malta 10 December 1890 to 6 March 1892, India 7 March 1892 to 30 January 1897, home 31 January 1897 to 5 November 1899 and South Africa 6 November 1899 to 15 May 1902. 13 years and 1 day of service. Address after discharge: 9 Leven Street, Edinburgh

Medals: QSA (4); KSA (2). Sotheby March 1986. Liverpool Medals March 1986 £350
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QSAs with the clasp Wepener 6 months 7 hours ago #75997

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The 3 Wepener medals at DNW this week achieved a range of prices.

W Lindsay, Royal Scots, sold for a hammer price of £1,200. Totals (inc VAT for UK only): £1,546. R29,900. Au$2,690. Can$2,570. US$2,050

J Edmonston, Brabant's Horse, sold for a hammer price of £700. Totals (inc VAT for UK only): £902. R17,400. Au$1,570. Can$1,500. US$1,200

C M Brown, CMR, sold for a hammer price of £420. Totals (inc VAT for UK only): £541. R10,500. Au$940. Can$900. US$720
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QSAs with the clasp Wepener 5 months 1 week ago #76252

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QSA (20 Cape Colony, Wepener (987 Pte. J. P. Day. Kaffrn: Rifles.)

Served Kaffrarian Rifles 16 September 1897 to 4 February 1899 and 9 November 1899 to 14 May 1900. Also served FLH (876) 12 February to 16 August 1901. Aged 21 at FLH attestation in King William's Town. NOK: Mr W Day, Christchurch, East London. Posted to No 5 Company, dismounted section. 'Government horse wanted'. SA01 from FLH, returned 5 January 1909.

QSA (2) excl SA01. DNW March 2002 £280. DNW June 2008 £360
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QSAs with the clasp Wepener 5 months 1 week ago #76281

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QSA (4) Cape Colony, Wittebergen, Belfast and Wepener (in that order) ( 457 TPR. C. J. E. SMITH. BRABANT’S HORSE)

Currently on offer on eBay. Verified.

Enlisted 2nd BrH 28 November 1899 in Port Elizabeth. Discharged 15 October 1900 in Pretoria.
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