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QSA KSA Capt Joburg Rifles MiD

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Queen’s South Africa, 6 bars and King’s South Africa, 2 bars, Capt S.A. Anderson, Johannesburg Mounted Rifles, mentioned in despatches for an ambush on some Boers during 1901 near Springs.

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Queen’s South Africa, 6 bars, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laings Nek, Cape Colony, and King’s South Africa, 2 bars, Capt S.A. Anderson, Johannesburg Mounted Rifles, mentioned in despatches for an ambush on some Boers during 1901 near Springs.

 

Lord Kitchener’s Despatch 18th July 1901: Lieutenant S A Anderson and Capt D W Talbot, for Good service in ambushing some Boers near Springs, 17th January 1901.

 

Captain Sydney Ashcroft Hamilton was born during 1868 in the Cape Province, and during his civil life in South Africa was a Clerk with South African Railways. He later died on 7th December 1929, at Kromdraai, Witbank.