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Old 20-09-18, 05:59 AM
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Hi, I have just received the silvered Natal Frontier Guard badge and wanted to share it. I have had the blackened badge for sometime now. They were based in Ladysmith from 1860-1870's. This is one of the very early Natal units. Have a great day. Andrew
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Old 20-09-18, 06:40 AM
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Thanks for showing , Andrew. There cannot be too many of these out there.
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Old 20-09-18, 08:13 AM
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Thanks Mike, have a great day. Andrew
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Old 20-09-18, 09:00 AM
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great badges
never seen them or heard of them before
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Old 20-09-18, 11:52 AM
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That's a pleasure. Have a great day. Andrew
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Awesome badges, well done on finding it's buddy!
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Nice!
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Thanks guys. Have a great evening. Andrew
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Gr8 badges Andrew Tx for sharing
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Old 22-09-18, 08:16 AM
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Thanks Shaldm
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Old 22-09-18, 11:25 AM
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That's one of the coolest badges I've ever seen,great motto!
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Old 22-09-18, 11:44 AM
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Thank you. It's my son's favourite in my collection. Have a great weekend. Andrew
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Old 22-09-18, 08:04 PM
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Never heard of them... I was fascinated to read something on the www about them and would be keen to hear more details.
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"Raised around 1858 at Ladysmith with a strength of 36 mounted men. this green glad force served with Captain Allison's Force which entered Bastutoland in 1873 in pursuit of King Langalibalele of the AmaHlubi. Amalgamated with the Natal Caribineers."
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One of the northern natal commando units (might have been Dundee?) had a skull and bones on their shoulder flash. I wonder if it was inspired by the NFG badge or merely a coincidence?
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Old 23-09-18, 10:43 AM
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Hi Rob, I haven't been able to find much on them. I can confirm from different sources, they were raised in Ladysmith. This is one of the older lesser known Natal units. Very nice and well made badges. Have a great weekend. Andrew
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