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Auction: 18002 - Orders, Decorations and Medals
Lot: 314

(x) Victoria Mounted Rifles

Raised in 1862 from a Troop of the Royal Durban Rangers, the V.M.R. sent a detachment to Cetewayo's Coronation in 1873. Returning to Zululand under different circumstances in 1879, the Corps formed part of the Southern Column in the early stages of the War.

50 Medals were awarded to the Victoria Mounted Rifles, all of them with the '1879' clasp.

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879 (Tr. J. C. Blaney. Victoria Md Rifles), very fine and toned

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