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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 290

(x) Kaffrarian Volunteers

Raised in July 1870 at King Williams Town, the unit originally numbered 173 men. It remained in existence until September 1880 and 131 of its men served under Commandant Lonsdale in the Ninth War in 1877-78.

135 Medals were awarded to Kaffrarian Volunteers, 132 of them with the '1877-8' clasp.

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1877-8 (Serg: J. Tweedie. Kaffrarian Vols.), extremely fine

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