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Bedford is a rural town in the centre of the Eastern Cape.  It was founded in the mid-19th century when Sir Andries Stockerstroom began selling pieces of land from his farm, Maastroom, to raise money to rebuild his library, burnt by the British.  The new township was named Bedford after his friend, the 8th Duke of Bedford.   

Bedford lies at the edge of the Winterberg mountains in a narrow grassy plain, the Smaldeel.

92 medals noted as being issued.  Nett of appximately 78 medals named to the Bedford Town Guard. 

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 Surname   Forename/inits   Regimental no   Rank   Notes 
ActonErnest WilliamSource: WO100/280
AlcottRueben HaynesSource: WO100/280
AndersenLawxitsSource: WO100/280
BarisIsaacSource: WO100/280
BarryHenrySource: WO100/280
BodillDavid OcborneSource: WO100/280
BradyThos TigheSource: WO100/280
BroliRobert Blair GreenSource: WO100/280
BrownJames StruthersSource: WO100/280
BurnsAlfred ThosSource: WO100/280
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