NATAL 1906 MEDALS

Natal Medal 1906  
COL. SGT: A. EALES, DURBAM LIGHT INFANTRY.
1914/15 star       
R.S.M. A. EALES. 1ST INFANTRY
Victory Medal         R.S.M. A. EALES. 1ST INFANTRY
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal  NO. F.2345. RGT SGT. MAJ. A. EALES. 1ST INF. (D.L.I.)

Alfred Eales was borin in Cheadle Heath, Cheshire in February 1879. In January 1891 the family sailed to Natal, South Africa. Alfred joined the Durban Light Infantry and served in the Boer War and received the QSA with clasps Transvaal and relief of Ladysmith (Colour Sergeant no. 76). In 1906 he served in the Bambata Rebellion (medal). In 1913 he was appointed Regimental Sergeant Major and sailed with the regiment to German South West Africa on2 January 1915. He remained RSM until 1926. He died in Durban 13 December 1948.
Misisng the QSA and British War Medal. He was photographed in the D.L.I. shooting team in 1910, wearing his QSA and Natal Medals.
Group of Four: £500  


Without clasp - all £100


TPR: A. KUCKUCK, BORDER MTD. RIFLES.

TPR: W.H. GREGG, ZULULAND MTD. RIF.

TPR: A. SMALLBERGER, TRANSVAAL MTD: RIFLES.


LEADER A. TOWNSEND, DURBAN MIL: RES:


1906 clasp - all £120

LEADER C. WATSON, NEWCASTLE DIV: RES:  image

CPL: F. BROWN, 1ST MIL: RES: ESTCOURT DIV.  

L.CPL:  W.S. WILKINSON, TRANSVAAL MTD. RIFLES.  
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1C.SGT: W.H. STEPHENS, NATAL POLICE.

TPR: A. CAIRNIE, NATAL CARBINEERS.  
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Confirmed on roll. Andrew Cairnie served with the 2nd Imperial Light Horse and Driscoll's Scouts during the Boer War. A Medal Index card also exists for Pte Andrew Cairnie, Army veterinary Corps, which also has Driscoll's Scouts" written at top. He appears on a list of passengers from Matadi, Congo to Plymouth, arriving 31 March 1916

TPR: J.W. BRAITHWAITE, UMVOTI MTD. RIFLES.

TPR: JALI MTEMBU. NATAL NATIVE HORSE.

GUNR: J.A. HOVE, NATAL FIELD ARTILLERY.

CPL: G. KRUGER, NATAL NORTHERN D.M. RIFLES.

TPR: F. TRAVERS, NATAL CARBINEERS.

TPR: J.W. HOLMES, NATAL CARBINEERS.

PTE: F.C. JAMES, NATAL RANGERS.

PTE: W. FOX, NATAL ROYAL REGT.

TPR: A. KEITH, TRANSVAAL MTD. RIFLES.

TPR: R. BELL, NATAL POLICE. 

TPR: O. ROHRS, 1ST MIL: RES: ESTCOURT DIV.

TPR: F. BOUTELL, NATAL SERVICE CORPS.

TPR: J.C. BICK, NATAL POLICE. 

TPR: J.A. MARE, UMVOTI MTD. RIFLES.

TPR: J. CAMPBELL, UMVOTI MTD: RIFLES.  image

PTE: F.W. BROWN, DURBAN LIGHT INFANTRY. 

PTE: H. PAYNE, DURBAN LIGHT INFANTRY.   image

SGT: C.J. VAN ROOYEN, KRANTZKOP RES. 
 
with a bronze shooting medal, red ribbon, top bar with 1909 engraved on it. Reverse named: INT.ASSN. TROPHY C.J. VAN ROOYEN 89
Pair: £170


PTE: C. LOWE, LANCS. & YORKS. CONTG.          image
Evening Star (30 May 1906) "The Government has accepted the offer of the Transvaal York and Lancaster Association to raise 150 fully-equipped men to take part in the operations against Bambaata. Note: This was nothing to do with the York and Lancaster Regiment.