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Barnsley Tribute Medal / Badge 2 years 2 months ago #66561

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Another new Tribute Medal / Badge.....

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Barnsley Tribute Medal / Badge 2 years 2 months ago #66563

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Thanks, Mike.

The seller describes it as:

Reverse engraved 'PRESENTED BY THE MAYOR & CORPORATION OF THE BOROUGH OF BARNSLEY TO PTE W CROSSLAND FOR SERVICES RENDERED DURING THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA AUG 22 1902'

Hallmarked for Birmingham 1902.

Diameter 40mm
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Barnsley Tribute Medal / Badge 2 years 2 months ago #66564

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There are 2 W Crosslands in the Yorks and Lancs Regiment, 3307 and 7026, both Privates.
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After a number of days we will lose the ebay photos so I made some more..... Mike

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Impressive engraving on the reverse. No room for any error!
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Barnsley Tribute Medal / Badge 2 years 2 months ago #66585

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Nice spot, Mike.

I've done some research on "Pte W Crossland" and estimating how many of these medals there may be.

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