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Medals to Ferreira's Horse 1 year 4 months ago #74840

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Just acquired this one this morning..

Trooper G. Hermann, Ferreira's Horse - Gudolph according to the roll - I can find nobody with that name in the records... Sounds suspiciously like Rudolph but also drew a blank there.









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Medals to Ferreira's Horse 1 year 4 months ago #74845

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Nice medal Rory.

The Hermann family were related to the family of Ignatius Ferreira. As many sons names followed those of their fathers and grandfathers and uncles etc I would guess that the initial "G" or "Gudolph" is a family nickname used by a twenty something youngster to distinguish him from an older "male" in the family. It is going to be tough to crack this one!

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Tough indeed Rob. I already have one to this unit so this chap might well find his way to market.

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