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Horse 8 years 3 weeks ago #4519

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On 68/SA/1428 H M The Queen commanded that a SA Medal should be issued to a charger of the 2nd Life Guards. On 68/2LGds/67 it was decided to issue 6 clasps for the same.
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Re: Horse 8 years 3 weeks ago #4521

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68/10th Hussars/683

Application of Major Barry DSO 10th Hussars for the King's and Queen's SA Medals for his charger declined.
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Re: Horse 8 years 3 weeks ago #4522

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Was this not Troop Horse D36, the medal is now at Windsor! :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:
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On 68/SA/1428 H M The Queen commanded that a SA Medal should be issued to a charger of the 2nd Life Guards. On 68/2LGds/67 it was decided to issue 6 clasps for the same.

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So the medal actually exists Frank? Wow!
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Yes I have seen it! The recipient was the only horse from the regt to return home from South Africa! :)
Thank you for posting this too!
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Was that part of the reason for awarding the medal? I was struggling a bit with the rationale ...
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