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Boer War – rare Norfolk/Norwich Tribute Medal (named)

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Norfolk Tribute Medal for Boer War service

Silver medal with arms of Norwich and “Presented by Mayor and Citizens of Norwich” on obverse; reverse has embossed : “Pro Patria / Norfolk Volunteers / South Africa / 1900-1901” and has engraved within the wording : “Pte. C. Pert 5401”.

(Hibbard A19)

On what looks like original length of red-white-blue ribbon.

There is quite a lot of detail on this recipient, including service papers and numerous refs. in local newspapers which record (e.g.) his homecoming and the great welcome he got in Blickling.

He came from Blickling and is listed as “golf professional” on his papers.

He joined the Norfolk Regt. (Volunteer Company) from the 3rd Volunteer Battn. in Jan. 1900 for war service and served until December 1900.

Received the QSA with 4 clasps with Vol. Coy of Norfolk Regt.

VF condition – a very rare item, especially named.