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1877-8 BRITISH ZULU WAR SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL PTE. BOYD 88th OF FOOTGB100Reg Price:
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BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA KAFFIER ZULU WAR MEDAL WITH 1877-1878 CLASP
681 PRIVATE W. BOYDE 88th REGIMENT OF FOOT (CONNAUGHT RANGERS)
Original * BRITISH ZULU WAR SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL WITH 1877-1878 CLASP * correctly named to 681 PTE. W. BOYDE 88th FOOT.
This British South Africa Campaign Medal was awarded to a private of the famous 88th REGIMENT OF FOOT (CONNAUGHT RANGERS) one of the finest and toughest Regiments in the British Army at the time, which was engaged in heavy fighting in 1877-1878.
The medal is in a fine condition with some very light edge dents. One of the finest example that we have ever had the pleasure to list.
* William Boyde was born in Calry, County Sligo and enlisted in the 88th Foot, 03.021876, stating his age as 18 years, 3 months. His trade Labourer. He served in the Cape 16.06.1877 to 13.12.1878 in the Kaffer (Zulu) War. He also served in Mauritius and the East Indies. He was discharged 17.10.1882, suffering from pleurisy. "
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