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Basson, Carel Frederik. Burger 7 years 3 months ago #27181

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Served: Marico. Received the Wound Ribbon (Lint voor Verwonding).
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Basson, Carel Frederik. Burger 8 months 2 weeks ago #79927

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From the City Coins auction 72, 3 December 2021

ABO (Burger C.F. Basson);
LVW;
S.A. Police Faithful Service medal (silver) (“Vir Getroue Diens” No 4557 (F) Det/Const C.F. Basson)

Carel Frederick Basson served in the Marico Commando for the full duration of hostilities until he laid down arms at Waterkloof on 6 June 1902. His medal application noted actions at “Bestorming van Mafeking”, Delmanutha, Silikatsnek and Roodewal. According to his “Vorm C” he received a “vleis wond in been” (flesh wound in leg).
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