ABO (Burger C.P. Franken). City Coins September 2017
Cornelis Pieter Franken Ermelo Kommando served for the duration of the War, under the Late Gen Grobler of Ermelo. Type B Medal issued October 1937 to February 1942.
He claims to be the Burger that fired the first shot in Natal at Hatting Spruit. Took part in the battle at Escourt, Ladismith, Modderspruit, Glenco, Spioenkop, Groenkop, Sterkfontein and other smaller battles.