Queen’s South Africa Medal with 2 clasps Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg
4797 Pte H McCabe Gordon Highrs
Pte. McCabe was born in Glasgow and enlisted in late 1892 or early 1893 but
did not earn an IGS. This was his only medal.
He was part of the Mounted Infantry with
but died prematurely of
Enteric Fever at Bloemfontein on April 15th, 1900.
He was buried at the President Ave Cemetery in Bloemfontein.
Provenance: Ex "Lees" Collection, Sotheby's March 1986
His headstone at the Cemetery is
shown above although it shows his
first initial as "J"
His name is inscribed on the
on the Esplanade at Edinburgh Castle