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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 289

(x) Isipingo Mounted Rifles

Raised near Durban in 1879, the I.M.R. served on the Zululand frontier with a strength of 40 men. They were commanded by Captain Dering Stainbank and armed with the Swinburne-Henry carbine. At the close of the Zulu War, most of the members transferred to the Alexandra Mounted Rifles, and the corps ceased to exist.

40 Medals were awarded to Isipingo Mounted Rifles, 39 of them without clasp.

South Africa 1877-79, no clasp (Tr. W. Smith. Isipingo Md. Rifles.), good very fine

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