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QSAs with clasp Defence of Kimberley 3 years 4 months ago #46456

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QSA (3) DoK OFS Tr (4406 Pte. J. Higgins 1st L.N. Lane Regt.)
KSA (2) (4406 Pte. J. Higgins 1st L.N. Lane Regt.)
Army LS&GC GV (4406 Cpl. J. Higgins L.N. Lane Regt.)
Territorial Efficiency Medal GV (3846051 Cpl. J. Higgins 4- Loyal R.)
Kimberley Star 1900, "a"

Cpl Joseph Higgins enlisted 6 February 1894, joining at Colabo, Bombay, aged 14 years, he served East Indies 6 February 1894 to 19 February 1896, Ceylon 20 February 1896 to 10 February 1899, South Africa 11 February 1899 to 17 September 1902 and Home 18 September 1902 to 5 February 1916. He was discharged at Felixstowe on 5 February 1916 at the termination of his period of engagement.
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QSAs with clasp Defence of Kimberley 3 years 4 months ago #46569

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The three DoK groups at Baldwin’s sold for:

2178 J Atkinson. £1,200
2180 C de Putron. Unsold
2182 J Higgins. £900
Dr David Biggins

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QSAs with clasp Defence of Kimberley 3 years 4 months ago #46572

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I think it is very safe to assume that particular star was not sent to this recipient, you would certainly not expect to see that hallmark and it could not be worn officially either.

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Picture courtesy of Baldwin's

QSA (3) DoK OFS Tr (4406 Pte. J. Higgins 1st L.N. Lane Regt.)
KSA (2) (4406 Pte. J. Higgins 1st L.N. Lane Regt.)
Army LS&GC GV (4406 Cpl. J. Higgins L.N. Lane Regt.)
Territorial Efficiency Medal GV (3846051 Cpl. J. Higgins 4- Loyal R.)
Kimberley Star 1900, "a"

Cpl Joseph Higgins enlisted 6 February 1894, joining at Colabo, Bombay, aged 14 years, he served East Indies 6 February 1894 to 19 February 1896, Ceylon 20 February 1896 to 10 February 1899, South Africa 11 February 1899 to 17 September 1902 and Home 18 September 1902 to 5 February 1916. He was discharged at Felixstowe on 5 February 1916 at the termination of his period of engagement.

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