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Medals to the Cape Police 1 year 2 months ago #69981

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[CGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland]
QSA (2) Defence of Mafeking, Transvaal (219 Pte. A. J. Brown. Cape Police)
[KSA (2)]

Alexander John Brown was born in Middlesex 23 November 1873. Enlisted in the CP in Kimberley 21 April 1896. Served in D2. Boer War service 11 October 1899 to 31 May 1902. KSA re-issued 28 January 1910. Prior service in the Bechuanaland Rebellion. CGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland.
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QSA (1) Defence of Kimberley (613 Pte. W. G. J. Wardle. Cape Police.)

William George James Wardle served with the Cape Police in the Bechuanaland Rebellion in 1897 (entitled to a Cape of Good Hope General Service Medal with clasp), and then with the Cape Police Dismounted Branch during the Defence of Kimberley, on barrier and redoubt duties.

Liverpool Medals August 1988 £60
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Medals to the Cape Police 1 year 1 month ago #70831

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2 days quarantine in Paris, 5 days in Dubai, 3 days in Singapore Grrrrr...lol

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[CGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland]
QSA (2) Defence of Mafeking, Transvaal (219 Pte. A. J. Brown. Cape Police)
[KSA (2)]

Alexander John Brown was born in Middlesex 23 November 1873. Enlisted in the CP in Kimberley 21 April 1896. Served in D2. Boer War service 11 October 1899 to 31 May 1902. KSA re-issued 28 January 1910. Prior service in the Bechuanaland Rebellion. CGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland.




2 days quarantine in Paris, 5 days in Dubai, 3 days in Singapore Grrrrr...lol

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Medals to the Cape Police 10 months 2 weeks ago #72528

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From the next Morton and Eden sale:

QSA (5) Relief of Mafeking, Defence of Kimberley, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1902 (401 Pte A. De Smidt. Cape Police Dist 2.).

My DoK book omits his RoM clasp. This is, however, written on the roll.

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Medals to the Cape Police 10 months 3 days ago #72848

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From the next City Coins auction, November 2020

QSA (1) DoK (794 Pte. J.B. Petersen., Cape Police)

Three rim nicks and remains of brooch mounting at back of clasp.

John Bernard Petersen was slightly wounded in the arm during the Dronfield skirmish.
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