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.
Dr Jones Lamprey, army surgeon, born 1824 Dublin, Ireland, served in the British Army becoming Surgeon General in 1883, and being awarded the China (1860) medal.
Lockeridge, of the 1st Battalion of the Manchester Regiment, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with battle clasps Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith and Belfast.
Lockyer, civilian surgeon, was awarded the Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with state bar Transvaal, battle clasp Laing’s Nek and date bar SA'01.
Dr James Joseph Lynch, medical practitioner, and civilian surgeon during the Anglo-Boer War, First and Second World Wars. Recipient of the Military Cross.
An exploration of the topic for a philatelic readership.
David Taylor, photographer of the Siege of Mafeking, and his Tribute Medallion from the Indian Defenders Fort No. 1, Mafeking.
Marais, Second Veldkornet, of the Pretoria Commando, awarded the Dekoratie vir Trouwe Dienst (D.T.D.) with the Lint Voor Verwonding Opgedaan Gedurende de Anglo-Boeroolog (L.V.V.) and Anglo Boere Oorlog Medalje for service during the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902). Includes family tree.
Major Maynard, Major, of the Bethune's Mounted Infantry, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with battle clasps Tugela Heights, Relief Ladysmith, and Laing's Nek and state clasps Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal; and the King's South Africa Medal with date clasps South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902.
Murray, 'Sixer', of the 252nd Liverpool Group, was awarded the Boy Scouts 'Gilt' Gallantry Cross for rescuing a boy from drowning in a pond at Irby Hall, Irby, Lancashire. The award was instituted in 1909 and is rarely bestowed.
Nelson, of the Natal Medical Corps, was awarded the Natal 1906 Medal (bar 1906).
Pearce, army scripture reader, was awarded the Queens South Africa Medal (bars Cape Colony, Orange Free State).
Penery, of the Royal Army Medical Corps, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with a state clasp for the Cape Colony and date clasps South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902.
Her service during Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) and World War I, and military awards.