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TOPIC: 1201 PTE J. Mc'Caw Scots Guards

Named medal 1 week 3 days ago #65848

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Looking for info on 1201 PTE J. MC'Caw from the Scots GDS.
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Named medal 1 week 3 days ago #65850

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Joseph McCaw, a farm servant from Ballymena joined the Scots Guards on the 20th of February 1896 in London, after attesting in Glasgow on the 17th of that month, again, another typical Atkin's and a very colourful character, I'm actually quite surprised he managed to remain in the regiment's 1st Battalion to see campaign service with the Guards Brigade in South Africa, but, he did.


Imperial1!! wrote: Looking for info on 1201 PTE J. MC'Caw from the Scots GDS.
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Thanks , I seen his medal online I will try to save it. Thank you.
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Any info on his medals /Clasps
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The original members of the Guards Brigade normally received both medals with the usual eight clasps and McCaw was no exception, the western front was no place for the faint hearted in 1899.

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1201 PTE J. Mc'Caw Scots Guards 5 days 3 hours ago #65907

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Sir,I was able to acquire the medal unfortunately with no clasps. Would you be able to list his clasps in order to repair the medal.
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