Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (9 & 10 May 2018)

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Date of Auction: 9th & 10th May 2018

Sold for £7,000

Estimate: £6,000 - £7,000

The South Africa medal awarded to Private J. Hind, 24th Foot, who was killed in action at the battle of Isandhlwana, 22 January 1879

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1877-8-9 (1857. Pte. J. Hind. 1/24th Foot.) extremely fine £6000-7000

Footnote

James Hind served with the 1st Battalion, 24th Regiment of Foot in South Africa during the Zulu War, and was killed in action at Isandhlwana on 22 January 1879.

Sold with copied medal roll extract and full muster details.