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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 283

(x) Ferreira's Horse

Raised by Colonel Ignatius Ferreira at Pretoria during the first British occupation of the Transvaal, this distinguished body was subsequently employed against the Sekukuni in June 1878. In the Zulu War of the following year, it served under Redvers Buller in Colonel Wood's Column and sustained a number of casualties at Sekukini's Stronghold on 28 November 1879.

201 Medals were awarded to Ferreira's Horse, 60 of them with the '1878' clasp and 100 of them with the '1879' clasp.

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1878 (Tpr. F. Kingswood. Ferreira's Horse.), scratches to obverse, edge bruising and polished, thus fine

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