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Lookup request please. Boer war
« on: Monday 28 September 20 22:19 BST (UK) »
Can I request a look up for J DALEY 2237 West Yorks.
He was in Boer war 1899 ish. any details including medals /clasps ..was he in WW1? would be appreciated.

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Re: Lookup request please. Boer war
« Reply #1 on: Monday 28 September 20 23:50 BST (UK) »
FindMyPast have this record
John Daly
2237 West Yorkshire Regiment
discharged 1-7-1902 Parkhurst
intended residence Temperance Hotel, Biggin Street, Dover
includes death certificate of son Mathew Joseph Daly
1900 Aldershot aged 2, mother was Ellen
John born St Agatha, Dublin
joined up 20-10-1880 aged 20 years 4 months
occupation groom
served 21 years 259 days
medals
India medal & clasp
for Burmah clasp
for Burmah inscribed
1887-9 South African medal



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Re: Lookup request please. Boer war
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 29 September 20 00:05 BST (UK) »
There is another record with full details of his service
also
father was Matthew
John married Ellen Colter 1-6-1889
Micheletown, Co Cork (think that is Mitchelstown)


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Re: Lookup request please. Boer war
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 29 September 20 09:45 BST (UK) »
Thank-you Comberton, as you will have guessed I do not have a subscription to FindMyPast!
Could I also ask, is there any record of what clasps he received on his Queens south Africa medal?

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Re: Lookup request please. Boer war
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 29 September 20 11:06 BST (UK) »
Per the QSA medal roll his only clasp was Natal
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Re: Lookup request please. Boer war
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 29 September 20 12:27 BST (UK) »
Thanks Shaun.