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The Pelteret Family


Numismatics is the study and/or collection of coins, banknotes, medals and medallions. For the most part, these essays relate to material once in personal collections.

Annandale, 34 Private Stephanus

Son of 1820 Settler George Annandale. For his service in the Cyphergat (Syfergat) Town Guard during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 34 Private S Annandale was awarded the Queen’s South Africa Medal: no bar. Includes genealogy.

Atkin, Trooper Robert George Aubrey ("Aubrey")

Joined the Pretoria Regiment (Princess Alice's Own) in 1940. Military awards.

Atkinson, Cecil William Ferguson

Acting-magistrate in Koffiefontein and magistrate in Boksburg; presented the Royal Humane Society medal by the Governor of the Orange River Colony, Sir Hamilton Gould-Adams.

Barber, Dr Alfred

His tragedy. Awarded the Queen’s South Africa: bar Defense of Ladysmith.

Barclay, 907 Trooper A.

Barclay of Imperial Light Horse, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with battle clasps Relief of Mafeking (17 May 1900) and Relief of Ladysmith (28 February 1900), and state clasp Transvaal.

Beytell, Burger Johannes Frederik

A member of Kruger’s Johannesburg Ryende Politie (ZARP), captured in Johannesburg, transported to the Diyatalawa Concentration Camp, Ceylon and later awarded the Anglo-Boere Oorlog Medal.

Book Review: “Paper Currency of the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902”
Boonzaier, Willem Coert

208 Gnr. WC Boonzaier. Awarded the Queen South Africa medal, state clasp Cape Colony and King South Africa medal, date clasps South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902.

Bostock, Dr Arthur Hastings

Surgeon. Queen’s South Africa one bar: Natal.

Boys' Brigade

An unknown medal dated 1905 and awarded in recognition of an individual boy's efficiency or achievement.

Burt: The Family Burt and The Langman Hospital, Bloemfontein
Campbell, 2621 Private Arthur Edward

AE Campbell of “A” Squadron, Cape Mounted Rifles, King Williams Town, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal with battle clasps Wepener and Wittebergen; and state clasps Cape Colony and Transvaal.

Carter, 12283 Private MW

Carter, of the Royal Army Medical Corps, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with battle clasp Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein and state clasp Transvaal; and the King's South Africa Medal: clasps 1901 & 1902; 1914 Star and bar, British War Medal, Victory Medal (Mention in Despatches), Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (Military) (GVR), France Epidemies Medal and Medaille des Epidemies (en Argent).

Cashman R.N., Lieutenant-Commander Patrick

Present at Siege of Ladysmith off HMS Philomel and fought in World War I off HMS Russell, with details of his family tree and military awards.

Collins, 4 PTE H

Of the Army Service Corps and attached to the St Helena Volunteer Sharpshooters. Queen South Africa medal without bar is the only known example extant from this group.

Connolly, John Beresford

Connolly, born in the East Indies, served in the Army Hospital Corps and later Royal Army Medical Corps. He was awarded the Egypt Medal 1882-89 bar: Suakin 1885; the Queen South Africa medal; the Kings South Africa medal; LSGC Medal (Vict.) 2nd type; Khedive Star 1884-6.

Cornell, Bertha Mary - Research Notes

A biography relating her origins in Saffron Walden, Essex, her joining the Princess Christian's Army Nursing Services Reserve and later the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, seeing service in the Second Anglo-Boer War and World War 1, to her final home in East London, Eastern Cape Province of South Africa

Cowx, Civilian Veterinary Surgeon Joseph Braithwaite

Cowx, civilian veterinary surgeon, was awarded the Queen South Africa medal (with ghost dates) and 1901 bar, together with the 1914 Star with bar (5 August – 22 November 1914), a rare combination.

Crowe, Sapper 27655 D
Doran, 309037V Captain (Nursing Sister) Patricia Morrison