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    Canadians in South African Constabulary

    Post by qsamike on Sun Dec 06, 2009 7:41 pm

    Good Evening Ladies and Gentlemen......

    Just a Ryker Box with some Cap Badges and a medal issued to a Canadian in the South African Constabulary for your viewing pleasure.....

    HILL, N.(Nelson)
    REG. NO.: A-1826
    RANK: 3rd CLASS TROOPER

    REGT: SOUTH AFRICAN CONSTABULARY, "B" AND "C" DIVISION

    BARS: CAPE COLONY, ORANGE FREE STATE, TRANSVAAL, SOUTH AFRICA 1901, SOUTH AFRICA 1902

    REMARKS / HISTORY:

    1. DATE OF BIRTH: June 18th, 1880 IN ONTARIO
    2. OCCUPATION: FARMER
    3. RELIGION: PRESBYTERIAN
    4. MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE
    5. CDN ENLISTMENT DATE: February 28th, 1901, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA.
    6. SAC ENLISTMENT DATE: April 26th, 1901.
    7. SAC RELEASE DATE: DIED OF DISEASE, FEVER, AT KRUGERSDORP, August 3rd, 1901.
    8. HOME TOWN - MICHIE, MANITOBA.
    9. PERSONNEL FILE LOCATION: PRETORIA - NASA, TAB, SAC, VOL. 102, REFERENCE A1826
    10. OTHER REFERENCES: NAC, RG38, VETERANS AFFAIRS, VOLUME 126, GRANT NUMBER 4439 - SOUTH AFRICAN WAR VOLUNTEER LAND GRANT.
    11. BURIED AT KRUGERSDORP CEMETERY
    12. REMARKS ON FILE: "HE WAS FEARLESS IN HIS WORK AND IS A GREAT LOSS TO HIS TROOP." CAPTAIN W. LAWLESS, August 21st, 1901.

    His medal has 5 bars the South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 even though he was only entitled to the 1901....


    Mike


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