End of the First South African War
End of the First South African War, white metal medal, , 1900, by Spink, a Union Jack enveloping an ear of wheat, shamrock, rose and thistle, THIS/ MEDAL COMMEMORATES THE/ MAGNIFICENT/ RESPONSE OF/ BRITAINíS SONS/ TO THE EMPIRES/ CALL TO ARMS/ TRANSVAAL WAR/ 1899-1900/ DAILY MAIL KIPLING POEM, rev. a wounded soldier standing holding a rifle with legend around, 45mm (BHM 3680). Good extremely fine. £Sold
The proceeds of this medal went to the Daily Mail Kipling Poem War Fund to assist the widows and orphans resulting from the casualties in the South African War. White metal examples were sold for two shillings each.
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