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MSMs for the Natal Rebellion 2 weeks 4 days ago #57305

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There were 12 MSMs for the Natal Rebellion.


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QSA (3) CC OFS Tr (1904 Corpl: F. L. Malan. Imp: Lt. Horse);
KSA (1) SA01 (Condr. F. L. Malan. A.S.C.) should also have ‘South Africa 1902’ clasp;
Natal (1) (Sgt: F. L. Malan, Transvaal Mtd. Rifles);
BWM & VM (Sjt. F. L. Malan. 5th S.A.H.);
Natal MSM Ed VII with ‘Natal’ reverse (Sergt. F. L. Malan Trans Mtd Rifles)

Natal MSM. Natal Gazette 10 September 1907.

Sold with a copy of a Natal Government House letter, dated 18th October 1907, addressed to H.E. Sir Henry Hildyard, K.C.B., which states: ‘I take this opportunity of also transmitting for presentation to Farrier Sergeant C. B. Mitchell, T.M.R., a Distinguished Conduct Medal and to Sergeants E. B. Brand and F. L. Malan, T.M.R., Meritorious Service Medals awarded to them for gallant conduct and meritorious service in the suppression of the same rebellion.’
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MSMs for the Natal Rebellion 2 weeks 3 days ago #57330

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A nice group. Pity whoever mounted it put the MSM in the wrong place, and attached the wrong ribbon to it. Still, that can be corrected.

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MSMs for the Natal Rebellion 2 weeks 3 days ago #57333

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At the time didn't it take precedence?

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MSMs for the Natal Rebellion 2 weeks 1 day ago #57353

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rdarby wrote: At the time didn't it take precedence?

Not according to published tables of precedence of that period, which I've checked. The MSM ranked among the long service medals, after the campaign medals.

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