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British South Africa Company Medal

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British South Africa Company Medal, for Rhodesia 1896, no bar, Queen’s South Africa, 3 bars, Rhodesia, Relief of Mafeking, Transvaal, 446 Trooper R.T. Jurgens, Rhodesia Regiment and Bulawayo Field Force. B.S.A…

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British South Africa Company Medal, for Rhodesia 1896, no bar, Queen’s South Africa, 3 bars, Rhodesia, Relief of Mafeking, Transvaal, 446 Trooper R.T. Jurgens, Rhodesia Regiment and Bulawayo Field Force.

 

B.S.A. Co medal officially engraved: Troopr R. Jurgens. “E.” Troop. B.F.F.
Q.S.A. officially impressed: “446 Tpr: R.T. Jurgens. Rhod: Regt”

 

Rudolf Theodor Jurgens served during the Boer War in “E” Troop Rhodesia Regiment and during the Rhodesia campaign of 1896 in “E” Troop Bulawayo Field Force.

He was born in Germany during 1872, in peacetime he had a farm in Riverside, Bulawayo.

One day at the age of 65 on 25th February 1937 he was on his bicycle going down Essexvale Road in Bulawayo, when he was involved in a collision with a motor car driven by a man named William Thomas Pringle, which killed him