A Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, 3 Clasps: Cape Colony, Laing’s Nek, Belfast, awarded to Trooper H.G.M. Harris. 1st Brabant’s Horse, who saw service with the South African Colonial Forces from June to December 1900, being present in action at Laing’s Nek and Belfast, and on operations in the Cape Colony.

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A Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, 3 Clasps: Cape Colony, Laing’s Nek, Belfast, awarded to Trooper H.G.M. Harris. 1st Brabant’s Horse, who saw service with the South African Colonial Forces from June to December 1900, being present in action at Laing’s Nek and Belfast, and on operations in the Cape Colony.

Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, 3 Clasps: Cape Colony, Laing’s Nek, Belfast; (TPR: H.G.M. HARRIS. BRABANT’S HORSE)

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Henry Gordon M. Harris was born in born in Teddington, Surrey, and having worked as a labourer and lived in Bayswater, with the outbreak of the Boer War, then went to South Africa where he enlisted into the South African Colonial Forces at Durban on 4th June 1901, and saw service as a Trooper with the 1st Brabant’s Horse. Harris was present immediately on operations in the Cape Colony and in action at Laing’s Nek which lasted till 9th June 1900, and was later present in action at Belfast on 26th to 27th August 1900. Harris was discharged from this unit at Cape Town on 5th December 1901.