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QSAs with clasp Defence of Kimberley 5 years 3 months ago #20452

  • Frank Kelley
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I would certainly have been reluctant to sell it had it been mine, they are quite scarce! :(

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QSAs with clasp Defence of Kimberley 5 years 1 month ago #21315

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I hadn't realised the scarceness of the Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal when issued by the colony of Transvaal.

City Coins note how the CAFLS Medals "were gazetted to men of the Forces of the Transvaal Colony between
1902 and the time of the foundation of the Union of South Africa in 1910. As these were the only military medals ever issued by the Transvaal Colony, the opportunity to add one to a collection should not be missed."

The group to E H B Armstrong


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CGHGSM (1) Bech (L Cpl PAVG)
QSA (3) DoK OFS Tr (53 Sjt: Kimberley Vol: Regt)
KSA (2) (53 Sjt: Kimb: Vol: Regt)
Kimberley Star
Colonial Auxiliary Forces LS Medal Ed VII (Sergeant Edmund Armstrong Transvaal Light Infantry)
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QSAs with clasp Defence of Kimberley 5 years 1 month ago #21316

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A long service DoK group and I guess I should draw attention to the three clasps CGH GSM that begins the group!


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CGH GSM (3) Transkei, Basutoland, Bechuanaland (Sapper R. McArthur C.T. Vol. Engrs.)
QSA (2) DoK OFS (15 Serjt. Instr. R. McArthur Kimberley Vol. Regt)
KSA 2 bars: SA’01; SA’02 15 Sjt.Inst. R. McArthur Kimb. Vol. Regt)
1914-15 Star (Sjt R. McArthur Ordnance Dpt.)
BWM
VM (2nd C/W.O. R. McArthur 7th S.A.I.)
1897 Jubilee Medal (bronze) unnamed
Colonial Auxiliary Forces LS Medal VR (Sjt.Instr. R. McArthur Kimberley Rgt.)
Kimberley Star
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