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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.

Dougherty, Bearer RH

Dougherty, bearer in the Natal Voluntary Ambulance Corps, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with battle clasps Tugela Heights and Relief of Ladysmith.

Douglas, 2334 Corporal W.

Douglas, of the Army Hospital Corps, was awarded the South Africa Medal 1877-1879 (bar 1879).

Doyle, Robert Villiers
Evans, John Emrys

Awarded the Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George Queen South Africa Medal (no bar) and 1910 Union of South Africa Medal. Biographical and genealogical details are presented. Family tree included.

Fry, Miss E.

Nurse. Queen’s South Africa medal without bar.

Gemmell, Elsie Marion (née Booker)

Gemmel, Elsie Marion (née Booker). Nurse> Present at Siege of Mafeking. Queen’s South Africa Medal, no bar.

Gildenhuys, Burger Jacobus Petrus Cornelis

Burger, of the Winburg Commando, awarded the Anglo Boere Oorlog Medalje. Family history.

Goatley, Ernest Octavius

Was awarded The Cape of Good Hope General Service Medal Roll, single bar Transkei(Usher’s Contingent), Queen's South Africa medal, 5 bars: Tugela Heights, Relief Ladysmith, Laing's Nek, Orange Free State and Transvaal (Natal Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Imperial Bearer Corps, The Bushveldt Carbineers/Pietersburg Light Horse).

Green Point Track POW Camp "Good Fors" Notes
Grendon, Joseph William
Hall, Sir John

Deputy-Inspector General of Army and Ordnance Medical Departments 1846. For his service at Waterloo, in the Crimea, during the South African Frontier Wars and to the nation, he was awarded the Legion of Honour (3rd Class), the South Africa Medal 1854 and the Knight Commander of the Most Honorable Order of Bath (KCB) 1857. Notes of Drs. James Barry and Thomas Alexander; Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole, Frances Magdalen Taylor, Betsy Cadwaladyr AKA Elizabeth Davis.

Harding, Alfred William

Surgeon, born London 1847, served in the Anglo-Boer War and received the Queen’s South Africa medal with 4 bars.

Hemming, H.

Awarded the Queens South Africa Medal, (Steam Road Traction), on which system Lord F M Roberts commented in a 1901 London Gazette.

Hennesey, Private FW

Hennesy, of the Cape Medical Staff Corps was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with state clasps of the Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal.

Hunt, 2792 Private James

Awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal (1899-1902) with state clasps Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal; and date clasps South Africa 1901; and a Royal Humane Society Testimonial on Vellum.

Hunter, Dr Charles William

Dr Charles William Hunter and his duplicate Queen’s South Africa medal

Hunter, EH

Hunter, of the Johannesburg Mounted Rifles, Imperial Military Railways, Army Intelligence Department and Adjutant General’s Base was awarded the Queen’s South Africa Medal (state bars Rhodesia and Transvaal), King’s South Africa Medal (date bars SA’01, SA’02), British War Medal and Allied Victory Medal 1914-1919 (Bilingual).

Hutt, Charles Herbert

Hutt, the Reverend, was awarded the Queens South Africa Medal (no bar) for service to the Press Censor Department.

Jones, Alfred Herbert
Keet, Burger Jacobus Petrus de Wet

Keet of Onder Schoonspruit Commando in the Transvaal, awarded the Anglo Boere Oorlog Medalje. Family history.