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Lot 3569    SESSION 8 (2.00PM THURSDAY 30TH JULY)    W Woolmore Collection - Group

Estimate $750
SOLD $650

PAIR: Queen's South Africa Medal 1899, (type 3 reverse), - five clasps - Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902; British War Medal 1914-18. 1161 Tpr: W.T.Hawlett. (sic) Johannesburg M.R. on first medal, 1550 Dvr. W.T.Howlett. 2/F.A.B. A.I.F. on second medal. Both medals impressed. Some contact marks on second medal, otherwise very fine.

Note correct name is Howlett not Hawlett as impressed on QSA. Entitled to 1914-15 Star and Victory Medal 1914-19.

Confirmed on nominal roll of Johannesburg Mounted Rifles.

WWI: William Thomas Howlett, storeman, age 29, born at Port Melbourne, Vic; Enl.17Aug1914 at Victoria Barracks, Vic. in 2FAB Ammunition Column, with previous service in 3rd NSW Bushmen of 9 months, discharged as time expired and Johannesburg Mounted Rifles of 9 months, discharged as time expired; Emb.21Oct1914; joined BEF 08Apr1915; trf to 4th Div Arty 27Feb1916 at Tel el Kebir; trf to 54 Siege Bty AGA 26Sep1917; TOS 102 Howitzer Bty 28Sep1917; RTA 06Nov1918; Disch.24Aug1919 (handwritten separately on service file states Discharged 11.9.19) Medically Unfit.

With copy of WWI Service File.

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