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QSAs with clasp Defence of Kimberley 1 year 4 months ago #46658

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David,

Thanks for the explanation. Another gap in my knowledge filled in!

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QSAs with clasp Defence of Kimberley 1 year 2 months ago #47221

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Patrick,

I often think I have many more gaps than knowledge!

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QSAs with clasp Defence of Kimberley 1 year 2 months ago #47222

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DoK groups to the Page brothers


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QSA (1) DoK (Pte. E. C. Page. Kimberley Town Gd:)
KSA (2) (752 Pte. F. C. Page. Spl. Cape Pol.)
BWM & Bilingual VM (Pte. F. C. Page. 7th S.A.H.)
Mayor of Kimberley’s Star 1899-1900, 'a'

Frederick Charles Page attested for the 5th Regiment South African Horse at Roberts Heights, 21 April 1916, and served during the Great War from 24 May 1916. He transferred to ‘D’ Squadron, 7th Regiment, S.A.H., 22 October 1916, and was discharged as temporarily medically unfit, 11 June 1917.



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QSAs with clasp Defence of Kimberley 1 year 2 months ago #47372

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A Kimberley Star, 'a' engraved to Lieut. A.K. Craven Kly. Light Horse'


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Craven, Lt Archibald Kelson, KLH. QSA (2) DoK OFS. Joined 19 Oct 99 and resigned 6 Mar 00. Also served KTG. KStar. Christies Mar 90. QSA (1) DoK.
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Philip Burman has a DoK group to the REs, one of 54.

1069.Group of Five
Q.S.A. 3 Bars Def. of Kimberley/Drief/TVL. Spr. A. Carr R.E.
K.S.A. Usual Two Bars. Spr. A. Carr R.E.
1914-15 Trio. Spr. A. Carr C.E. (Spr. Canadian Eng on Star) (GVF) £850

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QSAs with clasp Defence of Kimberley 1 year 2 days ago #48668

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Very nice to note the Stars both retain their original brooches, despite they have been mounted for wear, certainly not getting any easier to find these days.

djb wrote: DoK groups to the Page brothers


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QSA (1) DoK (Pte. E. C. Page. Kimberley Town Gd:)
KSA (2) (752 Pte. F. C. Page. Spl. Cape Pol.)
BWM & Bilingual VM (Pte. F. C. Page. 7th S.A.H.)
Mayor of Kimberley’s Star 1899-1900, 'a'

Frederick Charles Page attested for the 5th Regiment South African Horse at Roberts Heights, 21 April 1916, and served during the Great War from 24 May 1916. He transferred to ‘D’ Squadron, 7th Regiment, S.A.H., 22 October 1916, and was discharged as temporarily medically unfit, 11 June 1917.



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