Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
(x) Barkly Rangers
Raised in 1878 in Barkly West District, near Kimberley, for the campaigns in Bechuanaland or the Northern Border War. The Rangers saw action in Commandant Ford's column in July 1878, including an engagement at Takoon at the month's end; see The History of the Battles and Adventures of the British, the Boers, and the Zulus, etc. in Southern Africa, from the time of Pharaoh Necho to 1888, by D. C. F. Moodie.
64 Medals were awarded to the Barkley Rangers, all of them with the '1878' clasp.
South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1878 (Sergt. P. F. Windson, Barkly Rangs.), lacquered, edge bruise, good very fine
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