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DCMs for the Boer War 2 months 1 week ago #67181

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That is indeed very good news - not only for the owner of the group. I think it gives all of us a little bit of reuniting hope.
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DCMs for the Boer War 1 month 4 weeks ago #67339

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Here is a picture of the reverse of Wing's bar on his DCM.

It is engraved to represent the Bar to D.C.M. London Gazette 22 August 1918: ‘For distinguished service in the Field, in connection with the campaign in German South West Africa, 1914-15’:- 0134 Sqdn. S.M. F. W. Wing, D.C.M., 5th Mounted Rifles (Imperial Light Horse).

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DCMs for the Boer War 1 week 2 days ago #67965

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Dewald Nel is advertising the DCM trio to G F Wight, Cape Mounted Rifles.



DCM Ed VII (Pte (impressed) G F Wight (engraved) Cape M R (impressed))
QSA (3) CC OFS Tr (2868 Pte CMR)
KSA (2) (2868 Cpl CMR)

www.bidorbuy.co.za/item/456197948/DCM_Ed...unted_Rifles_EF.html
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DCMs for the Boer War 1 week 2 days ago #67971

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Does anyone know the the article by Anthony Pamm says that the listing mentions? I had a bid on this one but the extent of the renaming puts me off. Nice that it has a citation.

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DCMs for the Boer War 1 week 2 days ago #67973

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The book by Basil Williams?
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