Impressed named 4259 PTE T. Comes with copies of Boer War service papers & medal roll, WW1 service papers, medal index card, medal rolls, silver war badge list & basic research. Thomas Edward Temple was born 1871 at South Windlesham, Surrey.He was working as a groom when he enlisted on the 22/6/1892 at London with the 4. Hussars and was given the regimental number 3374.
He was 21 years old at the time and had been previously rejected. However on the 3/11/1892 he transferred to the 3. Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borders with the new service number 4259, and served until 22/6/99 in England when he transferred to the Army Reserve. On the outbreak of the war in South Africa, he was recalled to the colours 18/2/1899 and to the 1.
He discharged 21/6/04 and was living in London working as a chauffer when he enlisted 4/2/1915 (42 years old) to the 5. Battalion Royal Fusiliers with the service number G/12479, posted to the 2. Battalion 23/4/15 and served Gallipoli 18/5/15 9/2/1916 when he was sent back to the R. F Depot London (probably too old for active service/sick from Gallipoli) and on the 20/5/1916 posted to the 1.Garrison Battalion, The Buffs, 27/6/17 to the 2/4. Garrison sevice number 33263, being discharged 27/3/1918 due to sickness which could probably be attributed to his Gallipoli service. The 1939 census records his as working as a civil service messenger. He died on the 25/5/1947. We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges.
We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. We run two specialist military auctions per year. Items are accurately described & photographed.Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates. Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item "KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BOER WAR MEDAL PAIR 4259 TEMPLE GALLIPOLI ROYAL FUSILIERS WW1" is in sale since Saturday, December 12, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1914 - 1918 (WWI)". The seller is "jb_military_antiques_14" and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.