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QSAs with clasp Talana 3 months 2 weeks ago #67145

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A very nice Talana QSA to the Natal Carbineers

Stutters, 866 Trooper A, Natal Carbineers | QSA (5) Tal DoL OFS Tr LN, KSA (2) | Served 29 Sep 99 to 1 Oct 00. Also served VCR (227) 1 Oct 00 to 31 Jul 02. Corporal 1 Apr 02. QSA (5) | Ref: QSA: WO100/260p101, WO100/260p149, WO100/260p163 KSA: WO100/363p150


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37 Talana QSAs to the Natal Carbineers.
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QSAs with clasp Talana 1 month 18 hours ago #68121

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From the next Bosley's sale:

QSA (5) Talana DoL OFS LN Belf (3865 Pte E Cutler 18th Hussars)
KSA (2) (3865 Pte E Cutler 18th Hussars)

Enlisted April 1892 and served in South Africa from 15 October 1898 to August 1902.


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QSAs with clasp Talana 2 weeks 3 days ago #68243

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QSA (2) Talana, Defence of Ladysmith; (4345 PTE. E.B. OAKES. 18/HRS:)

Oakes saw service in South Africa during the Boer War, and was present in action at the battle of Talana on 20th October 1899, before being present during the defence of Ladysmith from 3rd November 1899. The siege of Ladysmith lasted through to 28th February 1900, however Oakes was one of those who succumbed due to disease at Ladysmith on 15th February 1900. He is commemorated along with other members of the 18th Hussars on the south wall of the south transept of York Minster Cathedral in York.

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QSAs with clasp Talana 1 week 1 day ago #68369

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djb wrote:


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QSA (2) Talana, Defence of Ladysmith; (4345 PTE. E.B. OAKES. 18/HRS:)

Oakes saw service in South Africa during the Boer War, and was present in action at the battle of Talana on 20th October 1899, before being present during the defence of Ladysmith from 3rd November 1899. The siege of Ladysmith lasted through to 28th February 1900, however Oakes was one of those who succumbed due to disease at Ladysmith on 15th February 1900. He is commemorated along with other members of the 18th Hussars on the south wall of the south transept of York Minster Cathedral in York.

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Interestingly this medal was floundering unsold for many months on the Medal Centre's website priced at £450.

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QSA (1) Talana (W.A.Harvey. Dundee Tn: Gd:) Impressed.
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