Queens South Africa Medal, five clasps, Transvaal, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 named to 24894 (Pte A. CHURCHILL, 26TH COY. IMP:YEO). Arthur Churchill was born in Fordington near Dorchester in Dorset arou...

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Queens South Africa Medal, five clasps, Transvaal, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902 named to 24894 (Pte A. CHURCHILL, 26TH COY. IMP:YEO). Arthur Churchill was born in Fordington near Dorchester in Dorset around June 1880. He attested to the Imperial Yeomanry at Weymouth on 13th February 1901 aged 20 years and 8 months, his next of kin was given as Mr H. Churchill of 29 High Street, Fordington, Dorset. Embarking for South Africa on 13th March 1901, he arrived back in the UK on 5th August 1902, and was discharged on 11th August 1902 with his intended place of residence being given as Old Turnpike House, Charminster, Dorchester, Dorset. A notice on his statement of service states that on 18th August 1903, he was serving with the Royal Marine Light Infantry, but this has been unconfirmed. Arthur Churchill died in Hillingdon, London in the 3rd Quarter of 1966 aged 85. With copy service papers. Good very fine