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QSA (3) Rhodesia, Transvaal, South Africa 1901 (loose on ribbon) (2639 Trpr. W. H. Reeves, New Zealand M.R.)

William Henry Reeves attested for service with the fifth Contingent for service in South Africa 30 March 1900 and was Invalided home 20 February 1901.
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Medals to the New Zealand Contingents 2 months 3 weeks ago #86769

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British Transvaal War – Success to New Zealand Contingent.
Ref: Hern 940; Mor 1899-1900/1; Laidlaw 0523.
Gilt. Holed as issued. 22.63 mm diam., 5.00 grams.



British Transvaal War – Success to the New Zealand Contingent 1899 - 1900.
Hern 942; Mor 1899-1900/2; Laidlaw 0315.
Gilt. Holed as issued. 22.64 mm diam., 4.92 grams.



British Transvaal War – Success to Our New Zealand Rough Riders.
Ref: Hern 944; Mor 1899-1900/3; Laidlaw 0528.
Gilt. Holed as issued. 22.68 mm diam., 5.38 grams.
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Medals to the New Zealand Contingents 2 months 3 weeks ago #86770

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The Departure of the N.Z. Contingents to the Transvaal 1899-1900.
Ref: Hern 946; Mor 1899-1900/4; Laidlaw 0554.
Silver. With loop. 21.20 mm diam., 4.87 grams.




The Departure of the N.Z. Contingents
to the Transvaal 1899-1900.
Ref: Hern 946; Mor 1899-1900/4; Laidlaw 0554.
Gilt on silver. Missing loop and holed. 21.37 mm diam., 4.94 grams.
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Second N.Z. Contingent – Transvaal 1900
Ref: Hern 954; Mor 1900/1; Laidlaw 0553.
Silver. Fitted with loop. 21.24 mm diam., 3.09 grams.



Departure of N.Z. Rough Riders from Otago March 1900
Ref: Hern 968; Mor 1900/8.
Gilt on copper. Holed as issued. 23.92 mm diam., 4.95 grams.
Artist: Moller & Young
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Departure of N.Z. Rough Riders – Kia Toa Ake Ake!
Silver. Loop possibly removed. 21.29 mm diam., 5.93 g.
(This is the variety in which the letter “T” of the word “The” is positioned under the letter “H” of the word “Rough” on the reverse.)



Departure of N.Z. Rough Riders – Kia Toa Ake Ake! VF+ 600 – 900
Ref: Hern 978; Mor 1900/13; Laidlaw 0194b.
Gilt. Fitted with loop. 21.20 mm diam., 4.45 grams.
(This is the variety in which the letter “T” of the word “The” is positioned under the letter “H” of the word “Rough” on the reverse.)
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Return of N.Z. Contingent – J.R. Montague. EF 400 – 600
Ref: Hern 1006. Mor 1902/3; Laidlaw 1028.
Copper. 27.50 mm diam., 6.06 grams.

James Robert Montague was born in 1850 and was well-known businessman and auctioneer in Palmerston North, Otago, New Zealand. He ran a furniture manufacturing business and occupied and imposing building in Church Street. He died on 22 January 1901.
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