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Modder River 2 years 1 month ago #54010

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The pair to Corporal W Eddie, ASH, wounded in action at Modder River, 28 November 1899.


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QSA (1) MR (3121 Pte. W. Eddie, A. & S. Highrs:);
Army LS&GC EdVII (3121 L. Cpl. W. Eddie. A. & S. Hdrs.)

William Eddie was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, and attested as a Boy for the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders at Dundee, in May 1889.

He served with the 1st Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders during the Second Boer War, and was wounded in action at Modder River, 28 November 1899. He advanced to Corporal in September 1909, and was discharged 30 September 1911, having served 22 years and 143 days with the Colours (awarded LS&GC in October 1907).
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QSA (1) MR (6517 Pte. J. Paterson, A. & S. Highrs:)

Paterson served with the 1st Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in South Africa during the Boer War, and died of disease at Orange River on 10 April 1900.

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