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Bars, 'Relief of Kimberley', 'Paardeberg', 'Driefontein', officially impressed naming - 3036 Pte. G. GOLDSTONE, 1st. Essex Regt. (Essex Regiment) : (GOLDING GOLDSTONE - Born at Bromley by Bow, London around 1872 , a labourer by trade on 20 October 1890 when he attested for the Essex Regiment at Ilford : Served at home until 11 March 1892 when the Regiment was posted for service in Malta : Left Malta for India on 2 October 1892 where he remained until retuning home on 18 December 1898 : Served in South Africa from 11 November 1899 and was present at Driefontein sometimes called Abraham's Kraal, where on 10 March 1900 the Essex Regiment together with the Welsh Regiment made a splendid bayonet charge bringing praise from Lord Roberts himself : The loss suffered by the Essex Regiment was two Officers and fourteen men killed with a further two Officers and seventy men wounded : Seven Officers and ten Non-commissioned Officers and men were Mentioned in Lord Robert's Dispatch of 31 March 1900 : The recipient was among those wounded on that day and he was subsequently invalided home on 28 July 1900 : He remained in England and was transferred to Army Reserve from 30 April 1902, "having been found medically fit for home service" : He was discharged from Army Reserve on 28 October 1902, upon "the termination of his first period of limited engagement".) : Sold with verification; copy Service Papers; copy Casualty Roll entry : NEF - £345