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QSAs with clasp Talana 1 month 1 week ago #78554

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The QSA to Corporal Howard sold yesterday for a hammer price of £850. Totals (inc VAT for UK only): £1,095. R21,000. Au$1,980. Can$1,830. US$1,450
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QSAs with clasp Talana 2 weeks 1 hour ago #79028

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QSA (3) Talana, Orange Free State, Transvaal (4749 Pte. A. McKay, Rl. Irish Fus:);
KSA (2) (4749 Pte. A. McKay, Rl. Irish Fus:).

A member of 'H' Company, 1st Battalion, McKay was captured at Nicholson's Nek.
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QSAs with clasp Talana 4 days 23 hours ago #79270

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QSA (5) Talana, Defence of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Laing’s Nek, Belfast (4550. Pte. N. McLeod. 18/Hrs.) engraved naming;
KSA (2) (4550 Pte. N. Mc.Leod. 18th. Hussars.);
1914-15 Star (28579 Pte. N. MacLeod [sic], 18th. Hrs.);
BWM and VM (28579 Pte. N. McLeod. 18-Hrs.).

Together with a silver Regimental prize medal, engraved ‘Cavalry Depot Football Cup 1896-97 Pte. N. Mc.Leod. 18th. Hussars’.

Neil McLeod attested for the 18th Hussars and served with them in South Africa during the Boer War, before transferring to the Army Reserve on 14 January 1903.

Having taken his discharge, he re-joined his old Regiment on 9 January 1915, and served with them during the Great War on the Western Front from 18 October 1915. He was discharged on 9 January 1919, and was awarded a Silver War Badge, no. B103,642.
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