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Herschel is a small town in Cape Colont, east of Witterbergen.

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 Surname   Forename/inits   Regimental no   Rank   Notes 
GladwinJ A FCaptainQSA (1) SA01 (Capt J A F Gladwin, Herschel N Police).  A well-documented example of Cape naming, done “upside down”.  The medal was sent by the Cape Colonial Defence Department to Armstrong & Co. on the 18 June 1906, with instructions that the unit had to be altered from “E.G. F. Fce.” to “Herschel N. Police”. Medal was skimmed in total, and rank, name and unit re-impressed.  City Coins Jul 08
GommeE RRSMQSA (2) CC OFS (Re E R Gomme Frontier Light Horse), KSA (2) (RSM Herschel Native Police).  City Coins Dec 97
JonasS28PrivateDemise: Killed accidentally 04 Nov 1901
Place: Sterkspruit
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
JonasS28PrivateKilled. Sterkspruit, 4 November 1901
Accident
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
KnightO TCaptainDemise: Died of disease - heart 05 Apr 1902
Place: Herschel
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
KnightO TCaptainDied of disease. Herschel, 5 April 1902
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
KnightOswald ThomasCaptainHe died of heart failure at Herschel, on April 5th, 1902.
Source: Donner
Willems EJ G98PrivateDemise: Drowned 06 Nov 1901
Place: Elsies Kraal
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
WillemseJ G98PrivateDrowned. Elsie's Kraal, 6 November 1901
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
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