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SUPERB BORDER HORSE SERGEANT MAJORS SOUTH AFRICA 1877-9, NOTED CONSPICUOUS IN ACTION DURING THE ATTACK ON SEKUKUNI’S KRAAL

SOUTH AFRICA 1877-9, CLASP 1879 ‘RGT SGT MAJ R. CONSTABLE BORDER HORSE’

Regimental Sergeant Major Robert Constable was senior NCO of the Border Horse during the Sekukuni campaign. He was noted as ‘conspicuous in action during the attack on Sekukuni’s Kraal’.

The Border Horse was raised and commanded by Lt Col Weatherley, an ex-Imperial officer, in the Transvaal , for the Zulu War. The Regiment, 61 strong, lost its commanding officer, and 38 of all ranks killed, and one wounded, at Hlobane. It served under Major Dennison at Kambula and in the Sekukuni campaign.

The Border Horse was raised and commanded by Lt Col Weatherley, an ex-Imperial officer, in the Transvaal , for the Zulu War. The Regiment, 61 strong, lost its commanding officer, and 38 of all ranks killed, and one wounded, at Hlobane. It served under Major Dennison at Kambula and in the Sekukuni campaign.

Condition EF, lovely toning and original ribbon. A scarce medal to a senior NCO who was noted for his gallantry.

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