QSA / KSA to 1683 Pte T Brown 1 Scot Rifles / POW Blood River Poort
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Thomas Brown was a Wheelwright from Glasgow, he attested on 3rd September 1885 aged 19.
During the Boer war, he served with 24th mounted infantry ( Mjr Gough unit) Scottish Rifles. He was taken as a Prisoner of War on the 17th September 1901 at Blood River Poort. He was released in 1902 and discharged on 11th August, after which he returned home and worked as a labourer.
Awarded the bars Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal and Laing's Nek. With bar South Africa 1901 and 1902 on the Kings South Africa Medal
Brown reenlisted in the Scottish Rifles on 17th August 1914 aged 48.
QSA correctly impressed = 1683 Pte T Brown Scot Rifles