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QSAs with clasp Talana 3 months 6 days ago #63187

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That's good news, Adrian. congratulations.

if you could send me a PM with your address I will post the small diary to you.

Best wishes
David
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QSAs with clasp Talana 3 months 4 days ago #63226

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Adrian,

I have located the diary today and will post it on Monday.

It comprises 57 A5 pages that have been photocopied at some time. Here are some samples:





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QSAs with clasp Talana 3 months 3 days ago #63250

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Hi David

Thank you, I really appreciate it.

This group will compliment my collection of other Talana recipients, which includes Reverend Gerard Bailey, Dr G O Moorehead, and now Lt-Col F A B Daly.

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QSAs with clasp Talana 3 months 2 days ago #63258

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Adrian,

That is a fantastic collection of Talana men. The Lt Col will be in very good company.
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QSAs with clasp Talana 2 months 2 weeks ago #63441

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QSA (2) Tal DoL (2048 Messngr: C.B. Margetts Natal Police);
Natal (1) 1906 (2C.Sgt: C.B. Margetts Natal Police);
Permanent Forces of the Empire beyond the Seas LS&GC Medal (GV) (No. 726 2m Cl. Sgt.C.B. Margetts 2nd SAMR).

Cecil Margetts was one of some 50 members of the Natal Police who were present at the Battle of Talana. The QSA rolls note that he was promoted to Lce.Sgt. on 30 September 1901 and that a SA’01 bar was authorised in July 1908. His LS&GC medal was sent to him on 9 August 1916. He died in the Addington Hospital, Durban at the age of 73 on 27 March 1948.
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QSAs with clasp Talana 2 months 2 weeks ago #63517

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Another very scarce group.

djb wrote: QSA (2) Tal DoL (2048 Messngr: C.B. Margetts Natal Police);
Natal (1) 1906 (2C.Sgt: C.B. Margetts Natal Police);
Permanent Forces of the Empire beyond the Seas LS&GC Medal (GV) (No. 726 2m Cl. Sgt.C.B. Margetts 2nd SAMR).

Cecil Margetts was one of some 50 members of the Natal Police who were present at the Battle of Talana. The QSA rolls note that he was promoted to Lce.Sgt. on 30 September 1901 and that a SA’01 bar was authorised in July 1908. His LS&GC medal was sent to him on 9 August 1916. He died in the Addington Hospital, Durban at the age of 73 on 27 March 1948.

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