QSA (3) Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal (9314 Pte. R. W. Mc.Bride. Border Horse.);
KSA (2) (404 Tpr: R. W. Mc.Bride. Piettersburg L.H.)
Robert Wallace McBride, a native of Templepatrick, Co Antrim, was born in 1880 and attested for the Border Horse on 22 June 1900. He served with them during the Boer War, and subsequently with Warren’s Mounted Infantry from 25 February 1901; Kitchener’s Fighting Scouts from 3 June 1901; and the Pietersburg Light Horse (Bushveldt Carabineers) from 3 December 1901. He was discharged on 2 June 1902.
Sold for a hammer price of £650. Totals (inc VAT for UK only): £837. R16,400. Au$1,430. Can$1,240. US$920