County: Aberdeenshire
Issued on: Return
Date of presentation: 09/05/1901
Number issued: 4

 

Gold medals & alberts, to:

Volunteer Active Service Company, Gordon Highlanders [4th V.B.G.H.] –
54 Corporal [Sergeant] Thomas GRANT
47 Private William BENNETT [Bennet] (reported to have died, Johannesburg, 1900, though does not appear on the casualty list - did Bennet's family receive a medal?)
8267 Private James ROBERTSON
60 Private Robert SCOTT
 
Presentation made by Provost Dawson, in the Public Hall, Insch.
 

The medals were "prettily designed with two crossed guns on either side, and on the centre, enamelled in red, 'South African War, 1899-01', while at the top and bottom is a blue enamelled band with the words '4th Volunteer Battalion Gordon Highlanders'".

 

Aberdeen People's Journal, 11/05/1901