From Sale Room. Not quite Zulu War but an interesting career anyway. [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Lucknow (Music Mr. W. Brandes, 90th. Lt. Inf.) edge bruising, very fine £300-£400
W. Brandes was appointed Music Master of the 90th Light Infantry, and served in Oude during the Great Sepoy Mutiny from 19 September 1857 to 15 October 1858, being engaged in the operations against Lucknow from 2-16 March 1858. He was wounded at Cawnpore by the rebel Gwalior Contingent. He saw saw further service in South Africa during the Zulu War (entitled to a South Africa Medal with clasp 1877-8), and died at Cawnpore on 21 April 1882.
Sold together with a photographic image of the 90th Light Infantry on parade in 1866, showing the recipient wearing his Mutiny Medal.
N/N Brandes C.E.W. 1877-78