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QSA 4 Bars French’s Scouts POW

Queen’s South Africa Medal, 4 bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Belfast, SA 1901, Tpr J. Roux, French’s Scouts.
Taken prisoner and released at Bethesda on 10/08/1901

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Queen’s South Africa Medal, 4 bars, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Belfast, SA 1901, Tpr J. Roux, French’s Scouts. Taken prisoner and released at Bethesda on 10/08/1901.

Entitlement confirmed on the roll, an unusual combination with Belfast bar.

Johannes Roux served as a Scout with French’s Scouts. He joined the unit on 3rd May 1900 from the District Mounted Rifles (no 786), being discharged at Fort Peddie on 1st December 1901.
During the war he was taken as a prisoner of war and was released near Bethesda Road on 10th August 1901.

His father was P A Roux of Peddie, near King William’s Town