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British South Africa Company Medal

British South Africa Company Medal, for Rhodesia 1896, 2640 Pte D. Rowland, 2nd Bn Yorks and Lancs Regiment. Daniel Rowland was born during 1871 in St Peter and St Paul, Bolton…

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British South Africa Company Medal, for Rhodesia 1896, 2640 Pte D. Rowland, 2nd Bn Yorks and Lancs Regiment.

Daniel Rowland was born during 1871 in St Peter and St Paul, Bolton, Lancashire.

He enlisted for the York and Lancaster Regiment on 13th September 1889, 2 years later he was posted to South Africa on 29th May 1891, taking part in the Rhodesia campaign of 1896 and being discharged to the Army Reserve in Capetown on 1st January 1897, choosing to stay and live in South Africa.

His papers record he took part in the Boer War of 1899-1902 but does not appear to be entitled to any medals