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Defence of Kimberley 2 months 3 weeks ago #68926

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Meurig,

The source of this information is the Siege of Kimberley book.

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Defence of Kimberley 2 months 3 weeks ago #68932

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I acquired the Foules QSA via Morton & Eden in October 2003 and disposed of it via City Coins in August 2008
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The naming on Sergeant Foules' medal.

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Perhaps the HQ section of the Maxim Battery?

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QSA (1) Defence of Kimberley (77147 Bomb: F. G. J. W. Marshall, 23rd. W.D., R.G.A.)
[KSA (2)]

Provenance: Glendining’s, March 1989; City Coins November 2006; Dix Noonan Webb, September 2013.
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QSA (3) Defence of Kimberley, Orange Free State, Transvaal (195 Gnr: J. S. Roberton [sic]. Diamond Fields Art:);
Kimberley Star, ‘a’, unnamed as issued, lacking integral top riband bar

Provenance: Christie’s, July 1988.

John Samuel Robertson, an Overseer at De Beers, served in the Cape Mounted Rifles from 1875 to 1887 (entitled to a Cape of Good Hope General Service Medal with clasp Basutoland), and in the Umtali Rifles from 1896-97. He attested for the Diamond Field Artillery on 25 September 1899, and was killed in action at Klip Drift on 7 March 1902.
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