medal code J2567

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A SUPERB SOUTH AFRICA 1877-9 AWARDED TO A SOLDIER OF THE 1/24TH FOOT WHO WAS KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF ISANDHLWANA, 22 JANUARY 1879

SOUTH AFRICA 1877-9, CLASP, 1877-8-9 ‘1305 PTE T GILDER, 1/24TH’

Thomas Gilder attested for the 24th Foot on 19 October 1866, aged 19 years. He re-engaged at Cape Town on 22 November 1876 and was killed in action at the battle of Isandhlwana, 22 January 1879. His effects were claimed by his brothers and sister.

Condition GVF, medal with nice patina and as such a super example. Sold with copy casualty roll.

Code J2567        Price £