Major. Sandham, W.H. Served in command of the battery though the whole of its operations during the war.(Mentioned in despatches.) Captain Legard, J.D.. Served on Staff of Crealock’s Div. as D.A.Q.M.G., Intelligence Branch, from 16th April to7th July, when invalided to base. Thanked by the General Commanding in his despatches. Received, also, thanks of H.R.H. the Commander-in-Chief for reconnaissances executed in Zululand. Lieutenant. Shiffner J. Lieutenant. Jervis-White-Jervis, J.H. Lieuts. Shiffner and Jervis-White-Jervis served with the battery during its various operations in the war.Lieutenant. Thompson, J.H. Served with the Field Force from the date of the arrival of the battery till the conclusion of the war. Was in command of the mounted gunners in Capt. Yeatman-Biggs’ exped ition in search of the King. Vet. Surgeon Healy, M.F. Was attached to HQ and in veterinary charge of Crealock’s Div. fro m the end of March 1879 , to its break-up at the end of Sept. 1879. During the last three months the other officers of his
department being invalided, Vet.-Surg. Healy was in sole charge.
Extracts from Mackinnon & Shadbolt's South Africa Campaign of 1879