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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 265

(x) Baker's Horse

Raised in 1878, the corps was disbanded at the close of hostilities, but was re-established at Port Elizabeth on the commencement of the Zulu War of 1879. As part of Colonel Wood's Column, under Redvers Buller, this famous mounted contingent was most notably engaged at Inhlobane on 28 March 1879, when the unit had eight of its number killed and two seriously wounded.

219 Medals were awarded to Baker's Horse, 202 of them with the '1879' clasp.

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879 (Lieut: G. Addie, Bakers Horse.), in period fitted white metal and leather case, the lid impressed with gilt initials 'G. A.', minor edge bruise, otherwise nearly extremely fine and toned

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