Numismatics is the study and/or collection of coins, banknotes, medals and medallions. For the most part, these essays relate to material once in personal collections.
Son of 1820 Settler George Annandale. For his service in the Cyphergat (Syfergat) Town Guard during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 34 Private S Annandale was awarded the Queen’s South Africa Medal: no bar. Includes genealogy.
Joined the Pretoria Regiment (Princess Alice's Own) in 1940. Military awards.
Acting-magistrate in Koffiefontein and magistrate in Boksburg; presented the Royal Humane Society medal by the Governor of the Orange River Colony, Sir Hamilton Gould-Adams.
His tragedy. Awarded the Queen’s South Africa: bar Defense of Ladysmith.
Barclay of Imperial Light Horse, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with battle clasps Relief of Mafeking (17 May 1900) and Relief of Ladysmith (28 February 1900), and state clasp Transvaal.
A member of Kruger’s Johannesburg Ryende Politie (ZARP), captured in Johannesburg, transported to the Diyatalawa Concentration Camp, Ceylon and later awarded the Anglo-Boere Oorlog Medal.
208 Gnr. WC Boonzaier. Awarded the Queen South Africa medal, state clasp Cape Colony and King South Africa medal, date clasps South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902.
An unknown medal dated 1905 and awarded in recognition of an individual boy's efficiency or achievement.
AE Campbell of “A” Squadron, Cape Mounted Rifles, King Williams Town, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal with battle clasps Wepener and Wittebergen; and state clasps Cape Colony and Transvaal.
Carter, of the Royal Army Medical Corps, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with battle clasp Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein and state clasp Transvaal; and the King's South Africa Medal: clasps 1901 & 1902; 1914 Star and bar, British War Medal, Victory Medal (Mention in Despatches), Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (Military) (GVR), France Epidemies Medal and Medaille des Epidemies (en Argent).
Present at Siege of Ladysmith off HMS Philomel and fought in World War I off HMS Russell, with details of his family tree and military awards.
Of the Army Service Corps and attached to the St Helena Volunteer Sharpshooters. Queen South Africa medal without bar is the only known example extant from this group.
Connolly, born in the East Indies, served in the Army Hospital Corps and later Royal Army Medical Corps. He was awarded the Egypt Medal 1882-89 bar: Suakin 1885; the Queen South Africa medal; the Kings South Africa medal; LSGC Medal (Vict.) 2nd type; Khedive Star 1884-6.
A biography relating her origins in Saffron Walden, Essex, her joining the Princess Christian's Army Nursing Services Reserve and later the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve, seeing service in the Second Anglo-Boer War and World War 1, to her final home in East London, Eastern Cape Province of South Africa
Cowx, civilian veterinary surgeon, was awarded the Queen South Africa medal (with ghost dates) and 1901 bar, together with the 1914 Star with bar (5 August – 22 November 1914), a rare combination.
Dougherty, bearer in the Natal Voluntary Ambulance Corps, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with battle clasps Tugela Heights and Relief of Ladysmith.
Douglas, of the Army Hospital Corps, was awarded the South Africa Medal 1877-1879 (bar 1879).
Awarded the Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George Queen South Africa Medal (no bar) and 1910 Union of South Africa Medal. Biographical and genealogical details are presented. Family tree included.
Gemmel, Elsie Marion (née Booker). Nurse> Present at Siege of Mafeking. Queen’s South Africa Medal, no bar.
Burger, of the Winburg Commando, awarded the Anglo Boere Oorlog Medalje. Family history.
Was awarded The Cape of Good Hope General Service Medal Roll, single bar Transkei(Usher’s Contingent), Queen's South Africa medal, 5 bars: Tugela Heights, Relief Ladysmith, Laing's Nek, Orange Free State and Transvaal (Natal Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Imperial Bearer Corps, The Bushveldt Carbineers/Pietersburg Light Horse).
Deputy-Inspector General of Army and Ordnance Medical Departments 1846. For his service at Waterloo, in the Crimea, during the South African Frontier Wars and to the nation, he was awarded the Legion of Honour (3rd Class), the South Africa Medal 1854 and the Knight Commander of the Most Honorable Order of Bath (KCB) 1857. Notes of Drs. James Barry and Thomas Alexander; Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole, Frances Magdalen Taylor, Betsy Cadwaladyr AKA Elizabeth Davis.
Surgeon, born London 1847, served in the Anglo-Boer War and received the Queen’s South Africa medal with 4 bars.
Awarded the Queens South Africa Medal, (Steam Road Traction), on which system Lord F M Roberts commented in a 1901 London Gazette.
Hennesy, of the Cape Medical Staff Corps was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with state clasps of the Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal.
Awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal (1899-1902) with state clasps Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal; and date clasps South Africa 1901; and a Royal Humane Society Testimonial on Vellum.
Dr Charles William Hunter and his duplicate Queen’s South Africa medal
Hunter, of the Johannesburg Mounted Rifles, Imperial Military Railways, Army Intelligence Department and Adjutant General’s Base was awarded the Queen’s South Africa Medal (state bars Rhodesia and Transvaal), King’s South Africa Medal (date bars SA’01, SA’02), British War Medal and Allied Victory Medal 1914-1919 (Bilingual).
Hutt, the Reverend, was awarded the Queens South Africa Medal (no bar) for service to the Press Censor Department.
Keet of Onder Schoonspruit Commando in the Transvaal, awarded the Anglo Boere Oorlog Medalje. Family history.
Dr Jones Lamprey, army surgeon, born 1824 Dublin, Ireland, served in the British Army becoming Surgeon General in 1883, and being awarded the China (1860) medal.
Lockeridge, of the 1st Battalion of the Manchester Regiment, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with battle clasps Elandslaagte, Defence of Ladysmith and Belfast.
Lockyer, civilian surgeon, was awarded the Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with state bar Transvaal, battle clasp Laing’s Nek and date bar SA'01.
Dr James Joseph Lynch, medical practitioner, and civilian surgeon during the Anglo-Boer War, First and Second World Wars. Recipient of the Military Cross.
An exploration of the topic for a philatelic readership.
David Taylor, photographer of the Siege of Mafeking, and his Tribute Medallion from the Indian Defenders Fort No. 1, Mafeking.
Marais, Second Veldkornet, of the Pretoria Commando, awarded the Dekoratie vir Trouwe Dienst (D.T.D.) with the Lint Voor Verwonding Opgedaan Gedurende de Anglo-Boeroolog (L.V.V.) and Anglo Boere Oorlog Medalje for service during the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902). Includes family tree.
Major Maynard, Major, of the Bethune's Mounted Infantry, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with battle clasps Tugela Heights, Relief Ladysmith, and Laing's Nek and state clasps Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal; and the King's South Africa Medal with date clasps South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902.
Murray, 'Sixer', of the 252nd Liverpool Group, was awarded the Boy Scouts 'Gilt' Gallantry Cross for rescuing a boy from drowning in a pond at Irby Hall, Irby, Lancashire. The award was instituted in 1909 and is rarely bestowed.
Nelson, of the Natal Medical Corps, was awarded the Natal 1906 Medal (bar 1906).
Pearce, army scripture reader, was awarded the Queens South Africa Medal (bars Cape Colony, Orange Free State).
Penery, of the Royal Army Medical Corps, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with a state clasp for the Cape Colony and date clasps South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902.
Her service during Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) and World War I, and military awards.
Of the Indian Ambulance Corp, Second Anglo-Boer War; Queen’s South Africa Medal; history of Indian Ambulance Corp with review of documents and literature; friend of Mahatma Ghandi. Genealogy of Royeppen.
Orderly in Imperial Yeomanry Hospitals, Anglo-Boer War; St. John’s Ambulance Brigade Bradford Corps; Queen’s South Africa medal, St. John's Medal for South Africa; Genealogy of Russell.
Orderly of the Imperial Hospital Corps, was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with state clasp Natal.
Ryden, Lionel George Henry, lance bombardier, his Boy's Scout Association Silver Gallantry Cross and posthumous military awards following Operation “Market Garden” at Arnhem, 17-30 September, 1944.
Dr Albert Sophron Sieger, a medical practitioner, served in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and was awarded the Queen’s South Africa Medal. Family Tree included.
Dr William Sisam, civilian surgeon, his Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) service, numismatic recognition and later public health career.
Surgeon major, LRCP and FRCS, was awarded the Cape of Good Hope General Service Medal (1880 – 1897), bar: Basutoland. Family Tree included.
S.S. Maine Medallion, Bernard Nadel Baker of Baltimore, Lady Randolph Churchill, Mrs. Cornelia Wadsworth Adair, Mrs. A.A. Blow, Mrs. Mary Francis ("Fanny") Ronalds.
J. Thomson, orderly in the Scottish Hospital, was awarded the Queens South Africa Medal (state bars Cape Colony and Orange Free State).
Victor of the Naauwpoort District Mounted Troops (D.M.T.) awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal for his services during the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. A brief description of Naauwpoort / Noupoort. Family Tree included.
Webb, chandlery writer in Royal Navy, was first of HMS Sybille and later of HMS Minotaur. He was awarded the Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 without bar; the British War Medal 1914-1920; and the Royal Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (George V) (early swivelling).
Of the West Yorkshire Regiment, was awarded the Mediterranean Medal 1899-1902.
Awarded Queen's South Africa medal, bar Cape Colony.
Queen’s South Africa Medal, Second Anglo-Boer War. Genealogy of Wisking.