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Medals to Damant's Horse / Rimmington's Guides 10 months 1 week ago #58253

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Hi
Here is one of the 8-bar QSA's that made to 9.



William Remington/Rimington (no relation to the C/O) initially enlisted on 13 Nov 1899 and was discharged as a Trooper on 31 January 1901.
He re-joined his old unit on 6 June 1901 with rank Sergeant and served until 23 Dec 1901.

Some 25 years ago I had another 9-bar QSA to RG, but it will take some searching to find the name of the recipient because I sold it before my computer medal data-base was operative.

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Medals to Damant's Horse / Rimmington's Guides 10 months 1 week ago #58261

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A very pleasing medal, as they say. I love the 8+ clasp medals. :)

Interesting to note those 8 clasps awarded for just 10 months service - hard won though.

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Medals to Damant's Horse / Rimmington's Guides 10 months 6 days ago #58272

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Trooper C J Springall, Damant's Horse. Attested Rimington's Guides 5th November 1899, discharged 5th February 1901. Died of disease at Heilbron, 21st September 1901 whilst attached to the Field Intelligence Department. Clasps confirmed on roll.

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Medals to Damant's Horse / Rimmington's Guides 2 weeks 3 days ago #62256

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Another magnificent 9 clasp QSA.


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QSA (9) Belm MR RoK Paard Drie Joh DH Witt 01 (Tpr: G. W. Grant. Damant’s Horse);
War Medal 1939-45 (701462 G. W. Grant);
Africa Service Medal (701462 G. W. Grant)

G. W. Grant served during the Boer War with Damant’s Horse, and then with the Essential Services Protection Corps during the Second World War- the E.S.P.C. was the South African equivalent of the Home Guard, made up of men beyond active-service age, who guarded railway stations and other important infrastructure.

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Medals to Damant's Horse / Rimmington's Guides 2 weeks 3 days ago #62257

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His QSA with 8 clasps is listed on WO100/244p26 and SA01 on WO100/244p90, a later addition.

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