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Hello,

I am trying to to help identify an individual from 3D SAI, 1st South African Brigade, 9th (Scottish) Division

Was a Sergeant, wounded once, Was a Signal and musketry instructor.
 

Awards: Ribbon bar - Military Medal, Queens South Africa Medal, Natal Native Rebellion Medal, WWI 1914-1915 Medal

I think it may be, but not for sure.  

Possible - Second Boer War Geoffrey Watkin Williams In Kimberly Volunteer Regiment

I can’t find a name on any roster for the Natal Medal.

Wwi - Geoffrey Watkin WILLIAMS

3rd SAI, C Coy for Recommended for the DCM for his conduct at Delville Wood, awarded Military Medal. On the 20th July, he commanded a strong point in Princes Street and showed a great determination and coolness in handling his men under fire.

Any help would be appreciated.

thanks

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rhino Research is your best bet for SA stuff.    Sadly, the original owner, Audrey, passed away in March but I understand that her daughter is planning on carrying on.  Good luck.

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1 hour ago, peter monahan said:

Rhino Research is your best bet for SA stuff.    Sadly, the original owner, Audrey, passed away in March but I understand that her daughter is planning on carrying on.  Good luck.

Thanks.

Original Owner?

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Audrey has done research for years.  I say 'owner' because this is her site - rhino.research@icon.co.za

However, as I say, apparently he daughter is now carrying on with SA research.

Peter

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5 hours ago, peter monahan said:

Audrey has done research for years.  I say 'owner' because this is her site - rhino.research@icon.co.za

However, as I say, apparently he daughter is now carrying on with SA research.

Peter

Thank you peter.

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