The following table of reimbursement "prices" that could be claimed iro lost kit.
Many troopers lost everything in the various battles and the following is the refund they could expect from the Government t, ( all values are in Br pounds) ;
Offiicers kit 30
Spare kit 10
N.C.O and troopers kit 10
Troop horses 25
Taken from " A record of the services of The Natal Mounted Police, by Sub Insp Clarke.March 1893
PS; Chargers were not for cellphones of course, these were large horses