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QSA Defence of Kimberley Pair with BWM

£795.00

Queen’s South Africa Medal, bar Defence of Kimberley, Kimerley Star, ‘a’ Hallmark with top riband bar, British War Medal, Private C. Hinks, Kimberley Town Guard and later Cullinan’s Horse.

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SKU: J6248 Category:
Origin: United Kingdom
Nearly Extremely Fine

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Queen’s South Africa Medal, bar Defence of Kimberley, Kimberley Star, ‘a’ Hallmark with top riband bar, British War Medal, Private C. Hinks, Kimberley Town Guard.

 

Queen’s South Africa impressed: “Pte C. Hinks. Kimberley Town Gd.”
BWM impressed: “Pte G.C. Hinks. Cullinans Hse”

 

The Kimberley Siege Account by David Biggins records him as “C.G. Hinks” serving during the siege at No III Section, C Company, Pickering’s Redoubt No 1.

 

George Clifford Hinks (matching the BWM) born during late 1874 in Sturminster, Dorset. He was a pensioner after working for many years in the De Beers Diamond Mines explaining his appearance at Kimberley during the siege and later died at the Roslin Hotel, New Church Street, Cape Town aged 67 on 11th November 1940.