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Medals to the Colonial Scouts 6 years 5 months ago #16239

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Munroe,

I love it when you bring out these gems from your collection. Many thanks!
David
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Medals to the Colonial Scouts 6 years 5 months ago #16254

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Hi David,

Thank you, I thought you might like this one ;)

Paul :)

djb wrote: Paul,

A lovely item to an unusual unit. I always imagined the scouts worked hard with Buller in the relief efforts.

Excellent photography too.

Best wishes
David

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Medals to the Colonial Scouts 6 years 5 months ago #16257

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Hello Paul,
So what is next, is Father Christmas likely to bring you anything or is that it for this year?
Regards Frank

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Medals to the Colonial Scouts 6 years 5 months ago #16262

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Frank :lol: :lol:

Afraid thats it for this year, no Wakefield fair in Jan so I might be having a few withdrawl problems :blink:

Paul :)

Frank Kelley wrote: Hello Paul,
So what is next, is Father Christmas likely to bring you anything or is that it for this year?
Regards Frank

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Never mind Paul, plenty more out there to be had! :)

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Medals to the Colonial Scouts 3 weeks 4 days ago #69008

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Picture courtesy of DNW

QSA (1) Relief of Ladysmith (Tpr. S. G. Wood. Colonial Scouts.) impressed naming.

Sydney Garnet Wood served in the Colonial Scouts from 2 December 1899 to 20 March 1900.

His QSA is confirmed on WO100/242p188. Medal issued 10 April 1908.
Dr David Biggins
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