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PostSubject: Various South Africa Medal 1877-79   Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:31 pm

South Africa Medal 1877-79, with clasp, 1879 (412 Lce Sergt W. Minto, 2-21st Foot)
India General Service 1854, with clasp, 'Burma 1885-7' (412 Lce Cpl W. Minto, 2nd Bn R Sco Fus)

Note: the Royal Scottish Fusiliers were 'the only' Scottish infantry regiment to qualify for and receive both the South Africa General Service Medal (Zulu Wars) and the India General Service Medal 1854. Additionally the RSF - and presumably this recipient - also served in the first Anglo-Boer War

Condition: VF Code: 11274 Price: £950.00


South Africa General Service Medal 1877-79. With clasp '1879' (2280. Pte, J. Higgott. 2/4th Foot)

The website of the Regimental Museum of the King's Own Royal Regiment, shows the below time-line for the regiment's participation during the Zulu War (at which time it's antecedent regiment the 4th Foot - and the recipient whose medal is here being offered - served);

- December 1878: On Active Service in South Africa
- 28 March 1879: Battle of Inhlobana Hill
- 29 March 1879: Battle of Kambula
- 3 July 1879: Reconnaissance before Ulundi
- 4 July 1879: Battle of Ulundi
- 8 September 1879: Attack on Manyanyoba's Cave

Condition: EF Code: 10785 Price: £510.00

South Africa Medal 1877-79. With clasp '1879' (419 Tpr J. Mortlock Frontr.L.Horse)

With copy of respective medal roll entry confirming medal and clasp

British Battles & Medals (7th Edition) estimates that 179 x medals and clasps were awarded to the Frontier Light Horse for their services during the Zulu War of 1879

Condition: GVF Code: 11211 Price: £525.00


South Africa Medal 1877-79 with clasp '1879' (Captn W.R.H. Crauford, 91st Foot)

William Reginald Houison Crauford served with the 91st Argyllshire Highlanders

His promotions and services in the 91st were; Ensign, 6th March, 1869 ; Lieutenant, 14th September, 1870 ; Captain, 23rd March, 1879. Served during the Zulu War of 1879 was present at the battle of Ginginhlovo, relief of Ekowe, and subsequent operations of the Zulu War

Condition: VF Code: 11310 Price: £1400.00


South Africa Medal 1877-79. With clasp '1879' (1637 Lce. Corpl. D. McDonald, 2-21st Foot)

Donald McDonald a native of Lochalan, Dingwall, Rosshire, Scotland described himself as a Clerk by occupation when he attested for service in the 61st Brigade at Dublin on 3 July 1878, aged 24 years, 9 months. Posted to the 2nd Battalion 21st Foot (subsequently became Royal Scots Fusiliers in 1881), he served in Natal Colony South Africa, February 1879-February 1880, during which the 21st served during the First Boer War and later the Zulu War for which latter he was awarded the South Africa General Service Medal with clasp. He was discharged on the termination of his second period of engagement on 10 July 1899

The medal is sold with corresponding copied research / service papers confirming the medal and clasp

Condition: GVF Code: 11223 Price: £585.00

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PostSubject: Re: Various South Africa Medal 1877-79   Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:28 pm

Hi John

I have added them into my database Idea
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PostSubject: Re: Various South Africa Medal 1877-79   Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:07 am

But i too have a pair aSouth Africa medal (1879 clasp) and IGS Medal ( BURMA 1885-7 clasp) too 2439. PTE.J.DUNNING 2-21ST FOOT.
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PostSubject: Re: Various South Africa Medal 1877-79   Sat Jan 14, 2012 5:55 pm

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