Major CDD Shutte

Major CDD Shutte

Queen’s South Africa Medal with the Clasps “Transvaal” and “Cape Colony” awarded to Major CDD Shutte (born 1866) who was a member of the West Sussex Regiment and the Intelligence Department. Shutte had already served in the Sudan in 1898. During the relief of the siege of Mafeking he was Intelligence Officer to General Carrington’s Force. When Queen Victoria died in 1901, Major Shutte was awarded the Kings South Africa Medal for further service during the ongoing Boer War. He continued his service during the Great War, being awarded the War Medal.