SAGS (1) 1877-8 (Corpl. J. E. Hayton, Albany Rangers.);
CGHGSM (2) Transkei, Basutoland (Lieut. J. E. Hayton.. Nesbitt's L. Hse.);
QSA (5) TH OFS RoL Tr LN (2615 Pte. J. E. Hayton. Th' Croft's M.I.),
52 Medals were awarded to the Albany Rangers, 47 of them with the '1877-8' clasp.
The Albany and Grahamstown men are amongst the earliest volunteers under the British regime. In 1860, the Rangers - or Grahamstown Light Horse - had a dismounted detachment and a total strength of 150 men. The mounted men served in the War of 1877, under Captain Minto.