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Embroidered Flat Cloth Parachute Qualification Wing

Circa 8,2cm wide and 3.4cm tall. A moth nip to right side otherwise in good condition and an earlier issue.

Introduced in March 1941, and worn on the right arm below the shoulder title and above the Pegasus patch.

Comm FB

Code: 57508Price: 45.00 GBP


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ATS Printed Shoulder Title and Black on Salmon Pink ATS Provost Slip On

Came together, believe both are ATS issue, women's Auxiliary Territorial Service. ATS title does not have a slip on for wear on the epaulette. Some sun fading the provost ( police ) slip on. Scarce.

Comm FB

Code: 57507Price:


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The Parachute Regiment Matched Pair of Embroidered Shoulder Titles

Matched pair in good condition, light blue on maroon, hessian backed. In very good condition.

Comm FB

Code: 57506Price: 55.00 GBP


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WW2 R.A.O.C. Royal Army Ordnance Corps Printed Shoulder Title / 21st Army Group Formation / RAOC Arm of Service Strip Battledress Combination

A WW2 printed RAOC blue on red shoulder title, a felt red / blue / red Arm of Service strip and a Brabant weave 21st Army Group ( Line of Communications ) Formation Sign all as originally sewn onto a battledress sleeve. Great condition and scarce. As worn by Worn by H.Q Lines of Communication and Base Sub-Area troops.

Comm GrH

Code: 57505Price: 95.00 GBP


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WW1 New Zealand Expeditionary Force - 13th Reinforcements Cap Badge

A gilding metal die struck cap badge with two original loops to the reverse. Circa 4.3cm tall. Some slight darkening to left of scroll otherwise in very good condition.

Oldham No 4/42 refers

B31.10

on hold for PJ

Code: 57504Price:


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Boer War - Coloured Photographic Postcard Cavalry Scouts - South Africa Kit

Postally unusued, EFA Military Series, in excellent condition. Pencil note to reverse " Boer War "

Coll.

Code: 57503Price:


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Boer War - Coloured Photographic Postcard 13th Hussars Trumpeter - South Africa Kit

Postally unusued, EFA Military Series, in excellent condition. Pencil note to reverse " Boer War "

Coll.

On hold for PG

On hold for PG

Code: 57502Price:


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Boer War - Coloured Photographic Postcard 2nd Dragoons ( Scots Greys ) in South Africa Kit

Postally unusued, EFA Military Series, very good condition with minor edge wear, Interesting to see the coloured pagri band. Pencil note to reverse " Boer War "

Coll.

Code: 57501Price: 10.00 GBP


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Natal ( Carbineers ) Cavalry Volunteers Unmarked Silver Shooting Medallion, 1896 - Present at Defence of Ladysmith

An attractively engraved medal ( circa 3.6cm across ) to the Natal Carbineers, maker marked T&F, with original pin fitting and c clasp fittings and engraved on both sides as follows:

Obverse engraved: " Natal Cavalry Vols, Field Firing Comp, 1896, won by E Troop, 119 points "
Reverse engraved: " Presented to Tr. A. Miles by Lt F.E. Foxon, O.C. Richmond Troop "

Alexander Miles, Trooper, Natal Carbineers (No. 4 – Richmond Squadron) entitled to Queens South Africa Medal with clasp Defence of Ladysmith

Born in Surrey in 1856, the son of Thomas and his Ann Miles. Emigrated to South Africa and became a resident of Richmond, a small farming hamlet just outside of Pietermaritzburg. Attested for service with the Natal Carbineers in 1888, Trooper A. Miles, regimental no 67, on the outbreak of the second Anglo Boer conflict, mustered as part of No. 4 Squadron of the Natal Carbineers on 29th Sept 1899, under the command of Major G.F. Macfarlane, the then Mayor of Pietermaritzburg. The regiment immediately proceeded to Ladysmith on the northern Natal battle front. The regiment, including Miles, were to become besieged in that small bustling township.

All told the Siege was to last three months and, with the troops reduced to eating horse meat and enteric and other conditions rife, it was small wonder that life was unpleasant. To add insult to injury there was also the Long Tom guns of the Boer forces which peppered the town and its inhabitants with shells fired randomly. This caused more of a nuisance that injury to life and limb but it was a sober reminder that freedom of movement was severely restricted and liberation still distant.

Possibly as a result of deprivations experienced in the siege Trooper Miles was, at the age of 45, discharged from Carbineers, being taken off strength on 7 March 1901 on account of ill health.

He returned to his civilian pursuits and, having married Rose Ann Hall in Richmond some time before, fathered no fewer than six children: Ada Elizabeth Harding; William Alexander Miles, Florence Ann Lowe, Percy Jex Miles, Agnes Ethel Vear and Frank Norman Miles.

He passed away at the age of seventy-six years and seven months at “Hillglen” his property in the Avoca area near Verulam north of Durban, on 6th May 1932. He was a retired Pensioner with the South African Railways and Harbours at the time. He had moved to the North Coast area in 1907 where he had purchased several properties.

Source:https://www.angloboerwar.com/forum/5-medals-and-awards/5402-a-miles-natal-carbineers-siege-of-ladysmith?limitstart=0 (with thanks to the researcher, Rory)

War service record of Lt- Col F.E.Foxon, Natal Carbineers:

FOXON Frank Ernest Augustus Cock, Lieutenant Colonel .Attested 26/11/1880, E Sqn.Magistrate, Ixopo.
1879 served with Natal Native Pioneers.Awarded 1879 medal and clasp.
Promoted Corporal 2/4/1885, Sergeant 28/4/1886, Lieutenant 6/4/1889, Captain 1/12/1897.
Served Boer War 29/9/1899 -19/10/1900, 18/9/1901-16/10/1901.Awarded QSA and Clasps.
He was in action at Rietfontein (24.10.1899) and Lombard's Kop (30.10.1899), and when besieged at Ladysmith (November 1899 - 28.2.1900)(28.2.1900) wounded at Dejagersdrifton patrol duty on 30 July 1900 and took part in the Langsberg action.
Promoted Major 10/3/1902
Awarded the V.D. Decoration in 1905
During the Bambatha Rebellion of 1906 he commanded a squadron of Natal Carbineers.
Promoted Lt Colonel 28/12/1906.
He was granted permission to retain his rank and wear the uniform of his regiment on his retirement.

Source: http://www.genealogy.com/forum/regional/countries/topics/southafrica/6180/

The Natal Carbineers are said to be the oldest volunteer regiment in the former British Empire and the senior regiment of the South African Army. The unit has fought in every conflict “logistically possible” since its establishment as the Pietermaritzburg Irregular Horse at a meeting of volunteers in the Pietermaritzburg court house on January 15, 1855.

B28.11

Code: 57471Price: 125.00 GBP


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15th ( King's ) Hussars Other Ranks Bi-Metal Cap Badge

Original slider and in excellent condition.

A70.6

Reserved for Steve

Code: 57500Price:

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