Engaged in the Frontier Wars, 1877-1879 and CGHGSM period. Raised in 1878, the corps was disbanded at the close of hostilities, but was re-established at Port Elizabeth on the commencement of the Zulu War of 1879. As part of Colonel Wood’s Column, under Redvers Buller, this contingent was most notably engaged at Inhlobane on 28 March 1879, when the unit had eight of its number killed and two seriously wounded.
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