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Medals to M Battery, RHA 3 months 2 weeks ago #77945

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From City Coins October 1993

QSA (3) Relief of Mafeking, OFS, Tr (26847 Dvr A Chessman, M Bty RHA)
KSA (2) (named to Cheeseman)

M Bty re-impressed.

Served with C Battery.

From the QSA roll:

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Medals to M Battery, RHA 3 months 2 weeks ago #77946

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From City Coins 58, August 2008

QSA (3) RoM, OFS, Tvl (81776 Bomb. Whlr. T. Webb M Bty., R.H.A.)

The write-up notes: The Kaplan roll notes that a total of 162 “Relief of Mafeking” bars were issued to Imperial troops. Men from “M” Battery, Rl. Horse Artillery, qualified for 57 of them.
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From Chris Dixon, Winter 1998

QSA (3) Orange Free State, Transvaal, Relief of Mafeking (33260 Gnr. J Barker. M Bty., R.H.A.);
KSA (2) (33260 Gnr. R.H.A.);
British War Medal; Victory Medal (p-885 Cpl. M.F.P.)

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Medals to M Battery, RHA 3 months 2 weeks ago #77962

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64159 Gnr. F. Eager, M Battery Royal Horse Artillery.
Francis Newton Eagar (sic) enlisted at Horfield 14 October 1887 aged 20 years 3 months. Born Killorglin, Co. Kerry. Occupation clerk. Fractured right fibula on service 23 November 1887. Transferred to Army Reserve 9 November 1895. Re-engaged in Section D 19 September 1899 and recalled to army service 1 January 1900. Transferred to Army Reserve 24 April 1902. Discharged 13 October 1903. Character very good. 68 Relief of Mafeking clasps to the battery.
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