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Medals to men who survived Isandhlwana 1 year 7 months ago #57577

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This list appeared in the City Coins catalogue of December 1977

SURVIVORS OF ISANDHLWANA - A LIST

IMPERIAL FORCES

Captain Allan Gardner, 14H
Captain Essax, 76th Foot
Lieut. Smith-Dorrien, RA
Liuet. Cochrane, RA
Lieut. Curling, RA

Private Bickley, 24th Foot
Private Williams, 24th Foot
Private Wilson, 24th Foot
Grant, Rocket detachment supplied by the 80th Foot
Private Johnson, Rocket detachment supplied by the 80th Foot
Private Trimmer, Rocket detachment supplied by the 80th Foot
Private Davis, 80th Mounted Infantry
Private McCann, 80th Mounted Infantry
Private Parry, 80th Mounted Infantry
Private Power, 80th Mounted Infantry
Private Samuel Wassal VC, 80th Mounted Infantry
Sergeant Edwards, N/5 RA
1142 S/Sgt J Stoer, N/5 RA
361 S/Sgt G Townsend, N/5 RA
3919 Gnr A Howard, N/5 RA. Servant to Major Harness
1687 Driver J Baggley, N/5 RA. Deserted 12 October 1879. Carried the news of the defeat at Isandhlwana to Rorke's Drift
Driver J Burchall, N/5 RA
Driver Price, N/5 RA

NATAL LOCAL FORCES

Buffalo Border Guard
Troopers Adams (2), Lennox, McPhail, Stretch

Natal Carbineers
Troopers Barker, Edwards, Fletcher, Grainger, Muirhead, W Sibthorpe, W Tarboton

Natal Mounted Police
Troopers Collier, Doig, Dorehill, Kincaid, Hayes, C H Sparks, Shannon, Stevens, Eaton

Natal Native Contingent
Captain W H Stafford, Lieuts Adendorff, Davis Erskine and Wallis

Newcastle Mounted Rifles
Troopers Berning, Brown, Burns, Moodie, Walsh, Parsons
Trumpeter Horne
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Medals to men who survived Isandhlwana 1 year 7 months ago #57578

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The medal roll shows that no medal was issued to John Baggley

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Desertion was not a rare event looking at this page of the roll.

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