DCM GV (R-5633 S.Mjr: A. Davies. 13/K.R.R.C.);
India General Service 1854-95, 2 clasps, Hazara 1891, Samana 1891 (3480 Sergt. A. Davies 1st Bn. K.R. Rif. C.);
India General Service 1895-1902, 1 clasp, Relief of Chitral 1895 (3480 Color Sergt. A. Davies 1st Bn. K.R. Rifle Corps);
Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Talana, Defence of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Laing's Nek, Belfast (3480 Clr: Serjt: A. Davies. K.R.R.C.);
King's South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3480 Cr:-Serjt: A. Davies. K.R.R.C.);
1914-15 Star (R-5633 S.Mjr. A. Davies. K.R. Rif: C.);
British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaf (R-5633 W.O. Cl. 1 A. Davies. K.R. Rif. C.);
Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue (3480 C/Sjt. A. Davies (D.C.M.) K.R.R.C.);
Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (3480 C. Serjt: A. Davies. K.R.R.C.)
DCM London Gazette 4 June 1917; citation 9 July 1917: ‘For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has consistently performed good work during a long period and has at all times set a splendid example.’
MID London Gazette 10 September 1901 and 15 June 1916.
MSM recommended by O.C. Rifle Regiment, 20 July 1905; approved with annuity, 21 March 1945.
Arthur Davies was born on 11 May 1867. He served 19 years 4 months with 14 years 8 months as Sergeant and having 12 years 3 months abroad, including Hazara and Miranzai in 1891 and Isizai in 1892 (Medal and clasps Hazara and Samana), Chitral in 1895 (Medal and clasp Relief of Chitral 1895), South Africa 1899-1902 (Mentioned in despatches, Queen’s Medal with 6 clasps and King’s Medal with 2 clasps). Served in France from 30 July 1915, as Regimental Sergeant-Major, 13th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.
Warwick and Warwick are re-advertising the QSA to Hayward, 13th RFA, which last appeared in their August sale. The lighting in the image makes the clasps looks more suspicious they they are and the previous image they used was better, in my opinion.