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Hi all,

Struggling to find information on a Pte W Kay who served for the Royal highlanders in the Boer war. Looks like the service number has been partially removed.7xx2

Medal is in good condition except from that.

Other that natural rubbing im not sure why medal have info removed or renamed?

 

Thanks for your help.

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Have check the Royal Highlanders medal roll and cannot find anyone called W. Kay...…   Can you photo the edge of the medal (the naming) please......

Mike

 

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Did some more digging in a different location.....

7392 Private Walter Kay, 2nd Battalion Royal Highlanders

QSA with bars:  Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 and 1901......

So therefor he is missing one bar......

Mike

 

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Hi Mike,

Thank you, I appreciate it. I always struggle finding information so this really helps. Did you find the this info on ancestry, I had a look and couldn't find anything.  I would like to do a bit more digging in this and other Boer war medals I have.

Thanks again,

J

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Hello J......

No I have the medal roll for the Black Watch from 1801 to 1911 and found him there.....   If you are really interested in the Boer War and the QSA I suggest that you might like to join the following forum...…    www.angloboerwar.com

Mike

 

 

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