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PostSubject: How many black soldiers...   Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:48 pm

Hi all

How many black soldiers of the British colonial troops decorated during the massacre of the Zulu people ?

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PostSubject: Re: How many black soldiers...   Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:23 pm

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PostSubject: Re: How many black soldiers...   Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:40 pm

"In 1880 it was decided that this 1853 medal should be awarded to all personnel—Colonial volunteers and native levies as well as British regular forces—who had served in any of the campaigns in South Africa between September 1877 and December 1879, namely the Gaika–Galeka War, the Northern Border War, the 1st and 2nd Sekukuni Wars, the Moirosi's Mountain campaign in Basutoland, and the Anglo-Zulu War. A medal bar or clasp was to be attached to the suspender of the medal bearing the date or dates of the year or years in which the recipient had actually served in any of those campaigns. Any members of the military who had been mobilized in Natal but who had not crossed the Tugela River into Zululand, were to receive the medal without a bar"
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