Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
(x) The 73rd (The Perthshire) Regiment
South Africa 1834-53, no clasp (Capt. G. Burne. 73rd Regt.), contact marks, edge bruising and polished, nearly very fine
Godfrey James Burne was purchased an Ensigncy in the 73rd (The Perthshire) Regiment in May 1845 and was advanced to Lieutenant in May 1848 and to Captain in April 1851. Present in South Africa during the Third War, he participated in the operations on the Amatolas Fish River, Waterkloof and in the Transkei expeditions (Medal). He attained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in November 1864.
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