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QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL : 53RD. COMPANY IMPERIAL YEOMANRY (EAST KENT) : WOUNDED NEAR KROONSTAD, 11 JUNE 1900 :

Bars, 'Cape Colony', 'Orange Free State' officially impressed naming - 16515 Pte. H.LONG, 53rd.Coy. Imp.Yeo : (East Kent) : (HAROLD LONG - Born in the Parish of Sellinge, Hythe, Kent around 1879, a farmer by occupation on the date of attestation for the Imperial Yeomanry, 7 February 1900 : Served in South Africa with 53rd.Company, 14th. Battalion from 30 March 1900 and was wounded in action near Kroonstad on 11 June 1900 : He was subsequently invalided to England and at his own request, on 28 December 1900, was "discharged from further services in connection with the war in South Africa" : He is recorded in the Census for 1911 as employed as a farm shepherd at Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire.) : Sold with verification; copy Service Papers; copy Census Records; copy Casualty Roll and related research : Slight edge bruising but not affecting naming, otherwise GVF - £295