ABO (Burger C.F. Basson);
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).