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Distinguished Conduct Medal Edw.VII, (6399 2nd Cl. S.Sjt. R.A.M.C.). 6399 Quarter Master Sergeant F.S. Marsland, Royal Army Medical Corps - £1,695.00

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ConditionVF
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Product ID1031129

Recipient

NameF.S. Marsland
RankQuarter Master Sergeant
UnitRoyal Army Medical Corps
Regimental No.6399

Attached Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal
TypeEdw.VII
Notes(6399 2nd Cl. S.Sjt. R.A.M.C.)
Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902
Notes(6399 1/S.Sgt. R.A.M.C.)
Clasps
  • Cape Colony
  • Orange Free State
  • Transvaal
King's South Africa Medal 1901-1902
Notes(6399 S.Serjt. R.A.M.C.)
Clasps
  • South Africa 1901
  • South Africa 1902
Coronation Medal 1911
TypeIn silver (16,000)
Notes(Qr. Mr. Sgt. Late R.A.M.C.)
Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
TypeEdward VII issue
Notes(6399 1st Cl. S. Serjt. R.A.M.C.)

D.C.M. London Gazette 27 September 1901.
Frederick Stanley Marshland was born in Malta in 1865 and attested for the Medical Staff Corps at Aldershot on 20 February 1885, having previously served as a Chemist and Druggist. Promoted Corporal on 2 October 1889, and Sergeant on 13 July 1892, he was advanced to Staff Sergeant 2nd Class, Royal Army Medical Corps, on 30 June 1899, and served with the Corps in South Africa from 2 November 1899 until 6 April 1903. For his services in South Africa he was promoted Staff Sergeant on 30 August 1900, was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal, and was Mentioned in Despatches (London Gazette 4 September 1901). Returning home, he was awarded his Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal per Army Order 75 of April 1904. He was discharged on 29 July 1908, after 23 years and 161 days’ service, the last four years of which were spent in the Nursing Section.
Provenance: Christie’s, July 1983.