Queen’s South Africa Medal 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, (Lieut. E. H. Futter Transkei M.R.) King’s South Africa Medal 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902, (Lieut E. H. Futter Transkei M.R.) Lieut. E. H. Futter, Transkei Mounted Rifles VF/GVF
Ernest first saw service with the Frontier Light Horse earning the Cape Colony and Orange Free State clasps as a Private. Having been promoted to Lieutenant and transferred to the Transkei Mounted Rifles to whom the medals were issued. Orange Free State clasp colonial type now fitted to Cape Colony originally missing.