D.S.O. (GV), B.S.A. Company, undated reverse clasp Mashonaland 1890 (Corpl. B.S.A. Police), Q.S.A. pair , Colonial Auxilliary Decoration & L.S.G.C.

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D.S.O. (GV) , B.S.A.  Company, undated reverse clasp Mashonaland 1890 (Corpl.  B.S.A. Police),
Q.S.A 2 clasps,  C.C., Trans., (Lieut. Imp.Yeo. Scouts), K.S.A 2 clasps, (Capt. , P.A.O.C.A.), a second K.S.A. (Capt. P.A.O. Cape A).,  1914/15 Star (Capt.  6th Cit Batt.), B.W.M,  Victory (bi-linual) (M.I.D oakleaf) (Maj. ), Colonial Auxilliary Forces Decoration (Geo.V) reverse engraved: “Maj. C.H.F. Divine”, Colonial Auxilliary Forces  L.S. (Maj.  C.F.A.)
 
Charles Henry Fineran Divine
 
L.G.22/8/1918. services in connection with the campaign in German South-West Africa, 1914-15.
born Cape Town 1867. Died 1952.
 
Served with Colonel Warren in Bechuanaland in 1884 and subsequently served with the British South Africa Company Police accompanying the Pioneer Column to Mashonaland in 1890. After initially serving as a Lieutenant with the Imperial Yeomanry Scouts he joined the P.A.O.C.A. on 20 April 1900. He served with his unit during the South African Rebellion in 1914 and during the campaign in German South West Africa. On 29 April 1919 he succeeded
his elder brother Lieutenant-Colonel Frank William Divine as the Officer Commanding the Cape Field Artillery and continued to serve in this capacity until 7 January 1921. 
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