Other1: Crimean era Order of the Mejidie 4th and 5th Class
EUR550 for both
Brit1-3: 3 QSAs, Field Intel, Kitchener's Horse, Graaff-Reinet TG
1) 271 Pte A.J. Joubert Graaff-Reinet Town Guard EUR170
2) Guide H.J. Van Aswegen F.I.D. with bars SA 1901 + OFS EUR380
Unlike most members of the Field Intelligence Division who transferred
from British or South African units serving the British Van Aswegen was
recruited as a civilian, very likely a "Joiner", an Ex Boer fighter who
changed sides after the fall of the Orange Free State and served as a
guide for the British
3) 3411 Tpr H.T. Coetzee Kitcheners Horse Wittebergen, Diamond Hill,
Johannesburg, Driefontein, Paardeberg, Relief of Kimberly EUR275
US1 - Meuse Crossing Silver Star Group
"At 4.20P. M. the 2nd
Battalion, 60th Infantry, and the 2nd Battalion, 61st Infantry, had
bank of the river, and the engineers started work on the first bridge.
moment a tremendous fire of machine guns and artillery burst on the
troops with great suddenness. The infantry sought shelter and found it,
engineers bravely continued at their posts. Shells sank their boats as
they could be placed in the water and by 6.00 P. M. no boats were left. "
Private John A Byron, 7th Engineers, won a Silver Star trying to build a
bridge over the Meuse while under heavy enemy fire"
This group has been fully researched and includes a number of Period Photos of Dun where the award was won.