County: Shropshire
Issued on: Return
Date of presentation: 23/10/1901
Number issued: 1


Gold pendant & albert, to:

13th (Shropshire) Company, 5th Bn. Imperial Yeomanry –
1282 Trooper John AMBLER

Presentation made by Mr J. Roberts, at the Park Inn, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury.

Pendant inscribed: "Presented to Trooper J. Ambler, on his return from South Africa, 1901".


Wellington Journal, 26th October 1901


At the Park Inn, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, on Wednesday night, Trooper J. AMBLER, of the Shropshire Imperial Yeomanry, was presented with a gold albert and pendant, the latter bearing he following inscription: – “Presented to Trooper J. AMBLER, on his return from South Africa, 1901”. The presentation was made by Mr J. Roberts, and a large number of subscribers attended. Mr Roberts congratulated Trooper AMBLER on returning home safe and sound from South Africa in a very arduous campaign, and said that his numerous friends felt they could not allow such an opportunity to go by without giving expression in a tangible manner to their appreciation of his bravery in volunteering for active service. Trooper AMBLER in a suitable manner gave his thanks to the subscribers.