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Interesting little question.
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Frank,

Northern or Southern Africa?

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Southern John.
I was out rambling around the site on the weekend.
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Try 8 January 1806 - I have walked the site on 200th anniversary with U.K. High Commissioner Paul Boateng in 2006.
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Well done Kenny, lets keep it at that and see if anyone can identify the location. Incidently would any award/medal have been awarded or would it just be a regimental award?
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Frank

Having made the post, I remembered that the 24th did get awarded the famous SPHINX with Egypt in 1801. For 1806, as far as I can tell there were no awards to individuals and then the battle honour was only granted in 1824. In 1881 when the honour for South Africa 1877-8-9 was granted, the date 1806 was added to the earlier award to avoid confusion.
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The Battle of Blaauwberg, also known as the Battle of Cape Town.
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An officer of the 24th at the time of the Battle of Blauw Berg by Richard Simkin.
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Odd that the Military General Service Medal didn’t extend to the Cape of Good Hope, given that the clasp ‘Java’ was authorised for another action against the Dutch.

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An erudite bunch indeed, well done Gentlemen. my most local battlefield and its taken me 50 years to get there
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